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How long will I need to recover from an excisional biopsy of the breast?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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In brief: Less than 1 week.

Surgical removal of a breast lump is an out-patient procedure that can usually be done under twilight anesthesia.
Most people don't require narcotic pain medication and can return to normal activities within one week.

In brief: Less than 1 week.

Surgical removal of a breast lump is an out-patient procedure that can usually be done under twilight anesthesia.
Most people don't require narcotic pain medication and can return to normal activities within one week.
Dr. Barry Rosen
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In brief: Quickly

Usually skin healed in two weeks some tenderness for a month or so depends on size of mass, bleeding, size of breast etc.

In brief: Quickly

Usually skin healed in two weeks some tenderness for a month or so depends on size of mass, bleeding, size of breast etc.
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