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What are the after effects of a biopsy?

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Dr. Robert Ryan
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A biopsy is a minor surgical procedure to capture a tissue specimen for microscopic analysis.
This can be done via a scalpel, a needle, a biopsy 'punch' (like a cookie cutter), or etc. The post-op expectations might be: minor pain, minor swelling, minor bleeding, etc. There may be no after effects at all.

In brief: See below

A biopsy is a minor surgical procedure to capture a tissue specimen for microscopic analysis.
This can be done via a scalpel, a needle, a biopsy 'punch' (like a cookie cutter), or etc. The post-op expectations might be: minor pain, minor swelling, minor bleeding, etc. There may be no after effects at all.
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