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Exercise After A Needle Biopsy On The Breast
A needle biopsy (or fine needle aspiration) is a procedure whereby a thin needle (similar to one the is used for drawing blood), is guided into a lesion and cells are obtained and then placed immediately onto a glass slide for evaluation under the microscope. Unlike a biopsy where "chunks" of tissue are obtained, a fna often obtains only several drops of fluid that ...Read more
3 months since vacuum assisted core biopsy on area (not mass) in breast. Area still looks exactly the same as it did before biopsy..I thought vacuum assisted biopsy removed the whole area?
It takes samples: Vacuum assisted biopsy take samples from the area in question using some kind of imaging technique but it is not meant to simply take the whole area in question out..although some small abnormalities are completely taken out with this procedure just because they are small. Removing the whole are in question would more likely require an open surgical biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had core biopsy a week ago which came back benign but there's a hard area from the needle entrance all the way to biopsy site, and bruising. Normal?
Had repeat breast core biopsy done, it came back as the same as the previous one-benign breast tissue with lactation changes.Are two biopsies accurate?
Probably: You probably need a consult with a breast surgeon, but i would say that two biopsies of the same location that have come back benign are probably accurate with regard to what is going on in your breast. ...Read more
I'm 46 and had a core biopsy for a large breast lump. The diagnosis was fibroadenoma. Will it ever turn malignant?
NO: Generally fibroadenomas are benign tumors that predcominantly occur in younger females of childbearing age. In and of themselves, they do not transform into malignant lesions. This is determined by other factors such as family history, genetic testing, calcfications, cellular atypia, etc. That will be a part of a complete hsitory and physical examination, . ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
How is a biopsy taken of a palpable breast lump if it doesn't show up in ultrasound or mammogram? Wondering how they accurately guide the needle?
How long will an ultrasound guided biopsy on a mass in my throat take? They're doing it externally
Usually yes: A needle biopsy may result in localized inflammation or a hematome (contained blood) in the area of the biopsy which may feel like a hard lump. If it becomes progressively worse or if you suspect an infection, you need to see your provider. Otherwise it should gradually subside over a course of 2-4 weeks. If it did not go away, you need to check back with your breast care provider to be checked. In addition make sure you get the report of the biopsy to see if there is any concerns abut the result. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many days of recovery of a core needle breast biopsy( 3 different spots will be biopsed).Dr said i'll have 3 scars.When could i go to the beach?
I had USguided breast biopsy 5 days back.yet to get the results.but the breast near by the biopsy site has become like flat,very hard.is it normal?
S/p breast biopsy: 29 year old lady status post breast biopsy post operative day #5 now palpating some flatness and hardness at her wound site. Inflammation crawling in to heal your wound is normal, but watch for signs of infection such as warmth, swelling, increased pain, increased or expanding redness, or drainage from the wound. Is the wound intact? High quality image worth 1000 words. Communicate with surgeonplz ...Read more
What type of biopsy is more accurate for large clusters of microcalcifications in the breast,
stereotactic core biopsy or wire guided open
Open biopsy: is considered the historic "gold standard", but the accuracy of stereotactic biopsy approaches that of excisional biopsy, with less risk, less complications, less cost, and no disfigurement or significant scarring. It avoids unnecessary surgery. About 75% or so of all microcalcification biopsies turn out benign. Image-guided needle biopsies are the standard of care for a variety of reasons. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lymph node showed up on 3 d mammogram, breast is larger then the other one, should I ask for a breast biopsy?
Pain in breast with small tubular lump. Very painful after doc pushing on it. H/o Fibrocystic breasts... Is this just par for the course?
Just had a breast core biopsy. What is the chance in future internal scar tissue occurs and feels like lump? or is there no scarring with core biopsy?
Scarring unlikely: Take it easy for a few days so that you don't get bruising. A bruise would cause a short-term lump to form. ...Read more
How often do radiologists miss the mass and get other tissue during an ultrasound guided biopsy for a small(7mm) breast mass? Is this common?
1-3 days: This varies quite a bit from hospital to hospital. At my hospital, biopsies from the breast center are made top priority so that the results will return in 1 day, provided that it is received by 3pm. Pathology reports following breast cancer surgery may take a little longer, on the order of 2-3 days. Special studies such as tumor markers may take as long as a week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...Read more
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
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