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Biopsy

Hi...I have a question. If I have done a biopsy in my breast in the last ten days. Still the place of the injection is hurting from inside. Does it will go away or I need to contact the doctor?
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587083 tn?1327123862
Hi,
It's not at all unusual to have some pain and discomfort at the site of the biopsy.
When a biopsy procedure is performed, some nerves can be disturbed and the pain you are describing can take quite sometime to subside during the healing process.
If you are running a fever or notice increased redness and swelling at the incision site, it could be a sign of an infection and you should contact your surgeon as soon as possible..
If no signs of infection are noticed,then the pain will gradually subside in due time.
Hoping that your biopsy results are benign findings.
Best wishes...
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Thanks a lot my dear four your reply because I was getting woried and my doctor is far away from my country. Well the area of injection is clean and no fever only if I touched and pressesd on it gives me the pain. And also whn I use my left hand also hurts me. Let's wait in a month and see. Do you will last for more than month. Any idea?
587083 tn?1327123862
Hi again and you welcome! :)
I am glad that the incision site is healing well.
It's hard to predict how long the pain will last... When it's due to nerve irritation, for example, it could take several weeks,but the pain should slowly improve along that time line.
Try not to press your breast to check if it still hurts....Instead,you could apply some warm compresses, gently massage your breast, wear a good supportive bra and try not to lift heavy things.You could also take some OTC pain killers,like Tylenol to help ease the pain.
Hoping that you'll feel much better soon...
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