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Is the recovery time after needle biopsy long?

Is the recovery time after needle biopsy long?

Typically not: The risks of complications does however depend on what is being biopsied. ...Read more

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Needle Biopsy (Definition)

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


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How long is recovery after a cone biopsy?

How long is recovery after a cone biopsy?

1 day: You can return to all normal activities the next day except nothing in the vagina for 3 weeks, no tampons or intercourse. ...Read more

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Is the recovery time after have nodule removed long and is it painful?

Is the recovery time after have nodule removed long and is it painful?

Recovery time varies: Recover time will vary depending on many factors including age, general health of the patient, infection control, smoker or not, blood sugar control, the exact type of procedure, and post-operative and follow up care. Discuss it with your surgeon and get their opinion as to what they feel is a reasonable recovery time for you. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery time for exploratory surgery on your gut?

How long is the recovery time for exploratory surgery on your gut?

4-6 weeks: Most people start feeling better after about 2 weeks, but still feel tired and achey. Recovery is mostly complete after 6-8 weeks. Things may take longer depending on the exact procedure. ...Read more

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For how long is the recovery time after a mastectomy?

For how long is the recovery time after a mastectomy?

About 3-6 weeks: Recovery from surgery varies in different patients. Mastectomy may or may not be accompanied with removal of lymph noded from the axilla (armpit). Also it may be done in association with or without breast reconstruction. These issues as well as other issues such as need for chemotherapy and/or radiation treatment all affect the recovery. So the recovery period varies. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery time after a knee replacement?

How long is the recovery time after a knee replacement?

8-12 weeks: It depend on the patient general condition but this the average time. ...Read more

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What is recovery time after a biopsy of the tongue?

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What is recovery time after a biopsy of the tongue?

Depends on the size: If the biopsy is tiny it will heal just as if you bit your tongue. The larger the biopsy. The longer the healing will take .If it is large and a lot of the tongue muscle is involved it will effect your speech and you will have learn to talk again. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery time after an ovarian cystectomy?

How long is the recovery time after an ovarian cystectomy?

5-10 days: If done by laparopscopy, you go home the same day. Recovery varies but some women feel great 2 days after surgery and some take closer to 10 days to feel back to normal. But you can resume most normal daily activities within 2-3 days of surgery. ...Read more

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What is the recuperation time after surgically removing a scrotal cyst? How long and how painful is the recuperation?

What is the recuperation time after surgically removing a scrotal cyst? How long and how painful is the recuperation?

Recup.: If the cyst is in the wall of the scrotum and not inside the sack it will likely be very short recovery time with few restrictions after. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery time after a wrist fracture?

How long is the recovery time after a wrist fracture?

Different degrees: A wrist fracture take a different amount of time to heal however a good general rule for most wrist fractures that need treatment either casting or surgery is that it's a 3 to 4 month process of healing and feeling better; say it takes a year before the wrist feels more normal obviously The type of fracture the degree of injury and ones general health affects all ...Read more

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How long is the recovery time from bone removal?

How long is the recovery time from bone removal?

Depends on the bone.: Depends on several factors like size, location, weight bearing, etc. Rule of thumb, most tissue injury with or without surgery usually takes 6 to 8 weeks for the tissue to heal. Depends on those factors and how complicated. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery period usually after surgery for a fracture?

How long is the recovery period usually  after surgery for a fracture?

Depends on fracture: Without knowing the specific fracture area or type of fracture, generally speaking a fractured bone will take 2-3 months to fully heal. There are a lot of external factors that may add to this time as well. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time after hemorrhoidectomy?

What is the recovery time after hemorrhoidectomy?

Days to weeks: Can be painful for days or weeks depending on each person. More discomfort maybe with standard incisional surgery & maybe less discomfort with internal stapled technique. Little or no discomfort with internal hemorrhoid banding. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery period after an angioplasty?

How long is the recovery period after an angioplasty?

None: You have to beware of the wound in the groin -- so take it easy for about 1 week to prevent bleeding complication. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery period after a rhinoseptoplasty?

How long is the recovery period after a rhinoseptoplasty?

Depends: most people take a week off work. Two weeks of no strenuous activity and 6 weeks of no glasses on the nose. The swelling is mostly gone in 3 weeks to 3 months but subtle changes occur over a year. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time after a c-section?

What is the recovery time after a c-section?

Depends: The first few weeks will be (usually) more difficult after a cesarean than a vaginal birth. For most mothers, things are roughly equal by the 4-6 week point. If it is taking longer than that, consider a visit to your OB to be sure things are ok. ...Read more

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How long do results from biopsy take after leep procedure is done?

Within a few days: Depending on the lab the results are usually back within a few days. ...Read more

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Biopsy (Definition)

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