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What are some inherent risks of a breast biopsy?

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Dr. Barry Kahn
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Infection/bleeding

Although infection and bleeding are the most common risks of a core needle biopsy or fine needle aspiration, larger breast biopsies can be associated with seroma formation (large pockets of fluid that do not resolve).
Other risks are less common.

In brief: Infection/bleeding

Although infection and bleeding are the most common risks of a core needle biopsy or fine needle aspiration, larger breast biopsies can be associated with seroma formation (large pockets of fluid that do not resolve).
Other risks are less common.
Dr. Barry Kahn
Dr. Barry Kahn
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Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Bleeding,infection

This will depend on the type of biopsy you are getting.
A core needle biopsy has 2 main risks: bleeding and infection .This is dependent on the type of needle used. Prior to any procedure, the doctor and staff will explain the risks of the procedure.

In brief: Bleeding,infection

This will depend on the type of biopsy you are getting.
A core needle biopsy has 2 main risks: bleeding and infection .This is dependent on the type of needle used. Prior to any procedure, the doctor and staff will explain the risks of the procedure.
Dr. Regina Hampton
Dr. Regina Hampton
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