• How long does the pain last after a core biopsy?

    Asked by leesabee on Sunday, October 9, 2011

    How long does the pain last after a core biopsy?

    I had a core biopsy on Oct 5th and I am still feeling pressure like someone is squeezing me. Is this normal?

    6 Answers from the Community

    6 answers
    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      I had a bone biopsy several years ago, they drilled a small hole in my hip, I had no pain afterwards, I don't know if this is the same procedure or not.

      almost 9 years ago
    • grams2jc's Avatar

      That's only about a week, I wouldn't think that was too long Aren't you still bruised? I had needle biopsy last year 10/28 and mastectomy 11/5 and the pain was gone prior to the mastectomy, then no pain with the mastectomy. Don't let it go too long without having doc check it.

      almost 9 years ago
    • Nonna's Avatar

      If you have any questions about discomfort, pain, bruising, etc, you should contact your dr. I had a needle biopsy on Oct 7th, and it's sore and uncomfortable when I try to sleep, but I don't feel anything else. I have to say though, I had more pain during and after with this biopsy that was performed by a Radiologist than with the one performed by the surgeon in Sept.

      almost 9 years ago
    • Rob's Avatar

      Had lung biopsy 09/21 took 10 days to return to normal.

      almost 9 years ago
    • copland16's Avatar

      I would contact your doctor if you are still feeling pressure now. When I had my biopsy it was sore for a week. They recommended ice and ibuprofen or acetaminophen for the discomfort.

      almost 9 years ago
    • mcowett's Avatar

      My core biopsy hurt worst than the lumpectomy and the node removal. If it still hurts keep icing it and do not push it. You may need to go back to surgeon and see if you have a hemotoma or something like that.

      almost 8 years ago

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