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Response to Nay (Reply #3)

Mon Jun 10, 2013, 04:49 PM

4. Biopsy results just in: Benign!

Wow! the doctor at Carol Milgard Breast Center just told me that the mass in my chest is benign. She further informs me that I should have elective surgery to have it removed at my convenience. This I will have done ASAP.

Regarding the bruising, the doctor says that it is not too unusual and that I could expect it to hang around for as much as a few more weeks.

With hindsight I wished I would have asked her more about that marker. What is it made of? Does it dissolve away or is it in me until the mass is removed? (I suppose i am being silly but i am VERY squeemish about foreign items stuck in my body....especially needles!)

Thanks for responding Nay. I guess I was lucky that I felt no pain during the biopsy procedure. My doctor was pretty generous with the anesthetic and quite sensitive to my fear of needles. She made me take a sedative prior to the biopsy procedure so I would be calm going into it. Perhaps that can be useful info for others who may be reading this.

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