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How Should I Prepare Myself For Day Surgery To Remove Breast Lump
Preparation: Drink adequate fluids until cutoff time specified, to help IV start. Take your meds as directed by pre-op staff, esp beta blockers and heartburn meds. Make last meal easily digestable so will clear stomach. Gum counts as liquids during fast. Lumpectomy can be done under local with sedation, or general. If you follow the instructions given, you can relax, knowing we will take good care of you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a breast lump removal surgery before 20 days...now staplers removed ..can I ride two wheeler vehical?
Yes: If it is comfortable for you to do that, it is safe. ...Read more
Benign: A fibroadenoma is a very common benign breast mass that is found either incidentally on mammogram or ultrasound or is felt as a breast lump by the patient. Depending on the appearance and size of a fibroadenoma on imaging, it can be followed up, biopsied, or surgically removed. The majority however are left alone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breast lump removal: It is important to determine the cause of the breast lump in advance of surgery. Surgical excision of a breast lump unrelated to the previous breast plastic surgery should, in general, be covered by one's health insurance policy. Is the lump is due to the previous plastic surgery (e.g., ruptured breast implant, silicone), be sure to check with your health insurance carrier before surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Breast biopsy: Place a pillow under your left side, which will assist in going to sleep, but you may wake several times since movement in sleep will cause pressure on the biopsy site. The pain is not harmful, but you may have several nights will little sleep. Ask your surgeon for some pain medications, which will help in the short run. ...Read more
Ask questions!: Have your questions answered before you arrive for surgery. Your doctor may tell you not to eat or drink the night before, and to wash with a special soap before you arrive. If you're anxious, ask for medicine to help you relax. Ask where your incision will be and what side effects to expect. Ask when you will get your results. Take someone with you for support. It's normal to be a little scared! ...Read more
Lumpectomy is a...: ...Minor outpatient operation often performed under twilight anesthesia. Important considerations include the type of lump (benign vs malignant), its location in the breast, & the size of the lump relative to the breast. Oncoplastic surgery involves applying plastic surgical approaches to cancer surgery to reach the most aesthetic results. Be sure and ask your surgeon about this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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