Generally, an abnormal tissue starts to develop within the breast and if that abnormality persists for some time with pain and irritation then that should be examined properly because cancer may attack there. Doctors usually cannot determine the attack of cancer in such abnormalities and therefore an examination has to be performed to identify the malignant tissue in that spot. This examination is called biopsy of breast. There are many types of biopsy of breast available now as per the abnormality of the lump.
Although there are many types of biopsy of breast available now, patients have to follow mostly same precautionary follow-ups before and after the biopsy of breast. Before and after precautionary follow-ups for all types of biopsy of breast are explained below:
Precautions are highly recommended before performing biopsy of breast examination. Before performing the procedure, you should not take heavy meal. If your biopsy of breast will be conducted around 10 o’clock in the morning, you should take very light breakfast. However, empty stomach is also not advisable. You should not itch the infected place and you should try to avoid touching that place. Always keep yourself clean and keep the infected place clean but you should not use any lotion and other perfumes in that place.
No matter what type of biopsy of breast you had, you have to do regular exercise after your biopsy of breast examination. You can get rid of many side-effects only because of regular exercises which are prescribed by the doctors. You can get to accustom with your normal day-to-day activities once you continue strict regular exercises.
Your arm and shoulder should be in flexible manner after the biopsy of breast examination but that is possible if you do regular and subjected exercises. Most importantly, in biopsy of breast, doctors may use radiation therapy too and that can affect your shoulder and armpit. Therefore, exercises of the shoulder and arm are very necessary. However, that has to be prescribed by the doctors.
You need to discuss with your doctors regarding the importance and required procedure of the exercises. You should not do exercises by your own which are not directed by the doctors because in this particular time the wrong method and procedure of exercises can lead to certain damage to that infected area. Doctors will also guide you about the starting time of your exercises for the same because the time of exercise is important to follow. You cannot start exercise immediately after the biopsy of breast examination because you need to cross over the prone time of infection of the disease.
However, there are some particular exercises that you can perform soon after the examination of biopsy of breast. Some of the most important exercises can be noted down here which are useful to perform after the biopsy of breast examination:
Use your affected arm on the side where biopsy was conducted in your normal activities
You can raise your affected arm above the level of your heart for 45 minutes while lying down for few minutes.
You have to follow the above procedure continuously for 2 or 3 times a day up to one week.
You can put that affected arm on pillows to have a relax posture for few minutes. Most importantly, this posture can help you get relief from swelling in that affected area.
Deep breathing exercises are very important and you have to do these exercises nearly 5 to 6 times a day up to 10 days.
Most importantly, try to avoid sleeping on your affected arm or lying on that side.
The recovery of biopsy of breast will take few days as the patients have to follow the strict follow-ups of the doctors.