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Should there be little or no pain after a needle breast biopsy?
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Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
If you had a core needle or fine needle biopsy, the pain is minimal for most people (pain is subjective and different for everyone).
In many cases there is swelling that naturally occurs because of the procedure. This can cause some pain that resolves in 1-2 weeks.

In brief: Yes
If you had a core needle or fine needle biopsy, the pain is minimal for most people (pain is subjective and different for everyone).
In many cases there is swelling that naturally occurs because of the procedure. This can cause some pain that resolves in 1-2 weeks.
Dr. Regina Hampton
Dr. Regina Hampton
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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
In brief: Yes,
There might be mild pain/soreness that resolves over a few days to a week or so.

In brief: Yes,
There might be mild pain/soreness that resolves over a few days to a week or so.
Dr. Michael Gabor
Dr. Michael Gabor
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Dr. Raphael Peralta
Family Medicine
In brief: Little pain
Just little pain.

In brief: Little pain
Just little pain.
Dr. Raphael Peralta
Dr. Raphael Peralta
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