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I am having lumpectomy surgery and need advice abot healing?

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Dr. Ly Phan
Surgery

In brief: Minimal

Agree with doctor rosen.
After surgery, complications such as infection, bleeding into the lumpectomy cavity can occur. So wear a support bra can help minimize this a bit.

In brief: Minimal

Agree with doctor rosen.
After surgery, complications such as infection, bleeding into the lumpectomy cavity can occur. So wear a support bra can help minimize this a bit.
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery

In brief: Minor Surgery

While this may be anxiety-provoking, the actual operation is quite small(~30 min) with minimal postop pain (non-narcotic pain meds usually sufficient, especially after 1-2 days), and a quick return to work(1-3 days) and normal activities(7-10 days).
Of course, your "expert" is your surgeon--he/she will know the specifics of your operation and your overall health, and will guide you appropriately.

In brief: Minor Surgery

While this may be anxiety-provoking, the actual operation is quite small(~30 min) with minimal postop pain (non-narcotic pain meds usually sufficient, especially after 1-2 days), and a quick return to work(1-3 days) and normal activities(7-10 days).
Of course, your "expert" is your surgeon--he/she will know the specifics of your operation and your overall health, and will guide you appropriately.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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