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Post Op Instructions

Post Minimally Invasive Breast Biopsy Instructions

 

  • Ice area of surgical incision every three to four hours on night of surgery.
  • You may remove outer bandage on day after surgery. ( If you have been placed in an ACE wrap, please leave it inplace intil the morning after your biopsy)

  • Leave steri-strips or dermabond in place until seen in office or it falls off.
  • You may shower on day after surgery.
  • No tub bath or swimming for 10 days after surgery.
  • You may use your prescription pain medicine as prescribed or Tylenol 650 mg every four hours as needed for pain.
  • You may use Ibuprofen 200 mg as prescribed on the bottle in addition or conjunction to the above pain meds.
  • You should be seen in the office in approximately 10 – 14 days after surgery for a check up.
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  • Please call if you develop fever, chills, worsening pain or redness/drainage at the incision site.
  • Avoid heavy lifting or pushing
  • Please do not drive while taking prescription pain medications
  • Please call with any other problems or concerns.

 

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