information is given on things one can do at home to help relieve pain, what medications can be taken, and what conditions merit contact with a healthcare provider.
If your core biopsy is benign, it will be recommended that you return in 6 months time to have a repeat mammogram of the breast that the biopsy was taken from. This appointment will be booked by IWK Central Booking Office and will be faxed to your family doctor's office. Your family doctor's office will then notify you of the date and time of your repeat mammogram appointment.
What is a stereotactic core biopsy of the breast? A Radiologist (a medical doctor who specializes in reading medical images including ultrasound and x-rays) takes samples of an area in your breast using a needle that is guided by a computer-controlled needle guide attached to the mammography equipment.
Note that consuming too many sugar alcohols can cause stomach discomfort. For this reason it is recommended to limit sugar alcohols consumptions to less than 10g per day. Please talk to your dietitian if you would like more information on sugar alcohols.
What is an ultrasound core biopsy of the breast? A radiologist (a medical doctor who specializes in reading medical images including ultrasound and x-rays) takes samples of an area in your breast using a needle that is guided by ultrasound imaging.
obstetrical ultrasound- what will it find?, what does it feel like?, how long will it take?
Brief definitions are given, as well as information on symptoms and treatments