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Core biopsy pain and awaiting tests

5 Mar 2018 06:29

Hi everyone

Im wondering if anyone has been in my situation. 2 years ago i had a cyst removed from my breast. 6 months ago i noticed the lump had come back in same place but onky got it checked 2 weeks ago as its become painful. I went for ultrasound last week and they did a core biopsy. They said id have to wait 1 to 2 weeks for my results; my results have come back within 2 days and have my fillow up appointment tomorrow. The doctor said its most likely a fibroadenoma, but have to be certain. I cant help but worry! Sibce the biopsy i have been in so much pain and now its moved to my armpit. I didnt have this before. Is this normal??!  This has been the longest week of my life Sad

Re: Core biopsy pain and awaiting tests

7 Mar 2018 15:15 in response to Jay1982

Hello Jay1982,

Welcome to the forum. I am sorry to hear you have had so much pain since the biopsy. Waiting for results can be so stressful and it must have felt like a very long week. I hope you have had good support around you from family and friends. 

I hope your follow up appointment went well yesterday - if you get a chance let us know what they said!

If you wish to talk to one of our cancer nurses about your results or about anything that is on your mind after your follow up appointment, don't hesitate to ring them on this free number 0808 800 4040. You can reach them Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.

I hope you are feeling a little bit less sore now and that the pain has diminished.

Best wishes,

Lucie, Cancer Chat Moderator

Re: Core biopsy pain and awaiting tests

8 Mar 2018 16:50 in response to Moderator Lucie

Hi thanks for your reply. It was good news for me and its a fibroadenoma.  A huge relief xxx

Re: Core biopsy pain and awaiting tests

8 Mar 2018 18:59 in response to Jay1982


Hi Jay,

Waiting for results is always a scary time. I just wanted to say how glad I am to hear that you got good news from your tests.

Kind regards,

Jolamine xx