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FAQ's Related to breast lump surgery

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The pre operative preparation for breast lump surgery or lumpectomy involves not having anything to eat or drink for atleast 8 hours prior to surgery. Modifying medicaions as advised by the surgical team and prepare for transport post surgery as it will be difficult to drive home.

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Your surgeon may use local or general anesthesia based on how extensive the operation is. If an isolated breast lump is seen in the radigraphic assessments, local anesthesia may suffice.

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Breast Lump Surgery usually takes about 45-60 minutes on the operating table.

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You can expect some soreness and discomfort in the chest area. For the first two days raising arms can be difficult as the pain radiates from the operation site. You will be given pain medications for a course of five days.

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If is important that you lay down on your back and not to the sides or stomach for the initial two weeks for seeping after breast lump surgery.

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The recovery period after breast lump surgery largely depends on the extent of the operation. If a smaller lump was removed for biopsy or examination, recovery will be of shorter period that is three to five days.

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There are no dietary restrictions after breast lump surgery.

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It is necessary to support breast tissue after surgery as movemnt may cause pain and discomfort. You don't need to wear a sports bra unless your sugeon advises for it.