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Questions about the definition, risks and results of breast biopsy.
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|1/28/2007||On Jan. 9 I had a open surgical biopsy and had a lump removed that was reported as fibroidadinoma. At my post op appt. my dr. reviewed the path report and I am thankful that nothing else was found. I didn't need any pain meds post op and felt normal. I still have steri strips to remove if they don't fall off soon. My concern is that sometime after my post op appt. I started to feel sensitive at the site and minor dull sensation. Sort of a mixture of numbness/tingly feeling. Definatly no redness or concern of infection just wondering if there is nerve damage or if this might go away and part of recovery? It's as if my skin woke up and had a delayed ouch that hurt reaction. This is currently 19 days post op and the sensation is constant and doesn't change. Thanks for any advice.|
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|1/29/2007||anticipate dull aching and pain for several months. that is normal. your breast knows that someone was in there. this is normal post op healing taking place.|
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