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Tru Cut Biopsy
Prostate Biopsy: The duration of the procedure depends on a number of factors: 1) how many samples are taken (6, 12, 24?); 2) what kind of sedation is provided (local, conscious, monitored anesthesia); 3) operator skill; 4) patient factors; 5) complications or not; 6) pre-procedure prep time; 7) post-procedure recovery (particularly how quickly you pass urine); 8) setting where performed (hospital or outpatient). ...Read more
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
Will a black spot that I have and am getting biopsied september 28 be all the way cut out during the biopsy?
How big?: It depends on the size of the lesion. A small lesion may be removed in its entirety. If the lesion is large or if there are multiple lesions then only a sample is removed. It also depends on the location of the lesion and the likelihood of excessive bleeding from the site. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Quite large and very hard lump under biopsy area (the cut) ? No fluid or bleeding but extremely hard and like a small egg size? Is this normal?
Cut my lip in the upper center and i keep reopen it by smiling is there a tool to have me not smile so i can't stretch my healing lip? Clean biopsy
Yes: Keep it moisturized all the time with one of those lip sticks of and try not purse your lips when you laugh it usually takes two days to close up. ...Read more
My dermotologist biopsied mole on back, said it was abnormal and could turn into melanoma and I should have it cut out. Do I need to have it cut?
I guess So: I see no reason why not to listen to a professional dermatologist who trained in the study of the skin. You certainly do not want the lesion turning into a pathological condition. If you want t real 2nd opinion, you would need to go to another Dermatologist and bring the path report and get a physical exam form them visualizing the area in question. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a popliteal lymph node biopsy performed under local or general anaesthesia? Is it a straight cut or an s cut?
How can I get rid of a wart on my nose they have cut it out with a biopsy, and also tried to freeze it off but came back
First, : First, i would presume the biopsy confirmed it was a wart? If so, i would recommend that you try liquid nitrogen treatment again but make sure that you do a follow up appointment about three weeks after the initial treatment. Sometimes, a second treatment session is very helpful to "polish" off the base of the wart . There are a few other topical options but typically a wart on the nose resolves fairly easily with liquid nitrogen. I hope that helps! ...Read more
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