Lump 9 months after breast biopsy? Scared so much

See your doctor. This depends on what type of biopsy your had-core needle or surgical (open). I recommend you return to your doctor to review the results of the biopsy. You may need to find a breast specialist.
Lump after biopsy? If the biopsy was well done with the minimal risk of error, and the result was normal ( no cancer) then the lump may simply be an internal scar. Some people have small scars, some have huge scars on a mild cut...

Related Questions

Does having a breast biopsy remove the lump?

Depends. A breast biopsy is usually performed using a needle to take a sample of the mass to determine what it is (diagnosis). If the mass is small enough, it can be entirely removed using the core needle. If it is a larger mass, then a surgical removal is needed. In these cases, the core needle biopsy should still be performed first. Read more...
Not frequently. The goal of a breast core biopsy is to sample the mass, not to completely remove it. Even when there is no radiographic evidence of a mass that remains after a biopsy, it is often prudent to surgically remove the entire core biopsy bed to ensure that all the microscopic disease gets removed and the margins are negative (assuming the biopsy had atypical or malignant findings). Read more...
It depends. A surgical excisional biopsy will remove the whole mass. An image-guided core biopsy might remove a mass if it is small enough(maybe less than 6-7mm), but the goal here is tissue diagnosis, not entire removal. Read more...

I am feeling lump after breast biopsy full lump removal? Could it still be there?

Time. How long ago was the lump removed? What you are feeling may be the result of inflammation and fibrosis induced by surgery. If the lump persists after three months, it would be prudent to consult your doctor. Read more...

I had a breast biopsy in November (lump removed) I can feel a lump in same place and don't know what to do?

Go back to your doct. The doctor who removed your prior lump can guide you further. If the previous lump was a breast cancer, then you have to be very concerned that the new lump could be a local recurrence of your breast Cancer. You may also seek a second opinion from another surgeon or Family physician who could guide you where to go next. Read more...

Is it normal to feel a tiny lump after a breast biopsy where they put the metal clip in? Biopsy came back benign.

Yes. Most people can feel a "lump" at their biopsy site, usually due to post-biopsy swelling, or a small hematoma (bleeding) in the breast. This is normal, and should go away within 1-2 weeks. Read more...
Yes, normal. This is the body's normal reaction to the procedure. It is a buildup of fluid and sometimes blood. It may cause tenderness too. This "lump" can last up to 6 weeks, but usually less (depends on how big the blood clot). Congrats on having a benign biopsy! Read more...
Clip. Biopsy clips, when close to the surface, can frequently be felt. Scar tissue can develop as well, which can be detected as a small lump. Read more...

Had breast biopsy 2 months ago that was benign lactational changes. I feel like I can feel a tiny lump there now --can this be the clip they put in?

No. You already has biopsy 2 months ago, don't worry and go for follow up visit. You can not feel the clip which was placed as a reference point to identify sit of biopsy site and is harmless. Read more...
Breast lump. This could be either the clip, scarring, or a combination of both. Based upon your description and age, the chances of this being cancer seems low. It will be important to follow up with your physician in order to ensure that it is behaving appropriately for one of these benign conditions. Read more...
Clip. The clip is tiny, you likely wouldn't be able to feel it unless it was directly under the skin. Read more...

What are the lumps supposed to go away after a fine needle breast biopsy?

? cyst. The most likely lesion to "go away" after a fine needle aspiration (FNA) would be a cyst. A cyst is a fluid filled lesion. Once the fluid is removed (aspirated), the cyst collapses and disappears on imaging and exam. Read more...

Is it normal to have a lump and hardness a week after a needle breast biopsy?

Yes, normal. It is normal for the breast to be tender and firm at the biopsy site (or surgery). This is part of the body's normal response to trauma/procedure. It can take 4-8 weeks for the firmness to decrease and it feel like your normal breast tissue. If it does not resolve, then follow up with your physician. Read more...
Usually yes. A needle biopsy may result in localized inflammation or a hematome (contained blood) in the area of the biopsy which may feel like a hard lump. If it becomes progressively worse or if you suspect an infection, you need to see your provider. Otherwise it should gradually subside over a course of 2-4 weeks. If it did not go away, you need to check back with your breast care provider to be checked. In addition make sure you get the report of the biopsy to see if there is any concerns abut the result. Read more...

How to know if the lumps are supposed to go away after a fine needle breast biopsy?

Cysts vanish. Fine-needle a cyst and it disappears -- it was all fluid and you removed the fluid. Cysts and non-cysts will be sent to pathology for preliminary diagnosis that determines whether to excise. Read more...
They will only. go away if they were cysts, and the FNA punctured the cyst and removed the fluid. If they were solid lumps, FNA would not change their size. Read more...