• Biopsy

    Undergoing Biopsy Can Be Nerve-Wracking But Our Medical Team Offers the Right Assistance And Care to All Patients to Make The Process Easier.


    The thought of a biopsy is enough to make anyone nervous, but it is crucial to identify the problem and start the treatment immediately. Windermere Medical Group understands the emotional and mental distress the patient goes through when they realize they might need a biopsy. Our team is with you every step of the way.
    Understanding the procedure and knowing what to expect can certainly help you in getting prepared for the process.

  • Understanding Biopsy

    Biopsy is the process of removing tissue cells or samples from any part of the body. The sample taken is examined under the microscope to identify any abnormalities.
    Biopsies are done to find out if the tumor is maligned or cancerous. Moreover, they are also conducted to determine the cause of any unexplained inflammation, infection, mole or sore.
    Some biopsies are less invasive and others are invasive. You might need full anesthesia or a local anesthetic to put you to sleep or numb the area.


  • Common Sites of Biopsy

    Some of the most common areas of biopsy include:

    • Skin
    • Breast
    • Brain
    • Gastrointestinal tract (intestines and stomach)
    • Bone marrow
    • Thyroid
    • Liver
    • Lymph nodes
    • Lung

    Once the biopsy is done, the sample is analyzed and examined by the pathology lab.


    Preparing For A Biopsy

    Biopsy preparation would be dependent on the kind of biopsy you would have. Here are a few things to do before the procedure:

    • Ask the team about the procedure and ways to prepare for it
    • Determine what you should and shouldn’t drink or eat before the procedure
    • Inquire about the medications you need to avoid before the biopsy
    • Inform the doctor about any medical conditions or drug allergies you may have
    • Ask you doctor about any other concerns and questions you might have.

    Moreover, you would have to sign the consent form stating you are aware of the risks and benefits of the biopsy and agree to the procedure.


    The Type Of Biopsy Would Determine How Patients Should Prepare. Our Team Provides Detail Instructions For A Successful Procedure


  • What To Expect From The Procedure

    The Type Of Biopsy Would Determine How Patients Should Prepare.
    Our Team Provides Detail Instructions For A Successful Procedure.


    You may have to sit up or lay on your back or stomach during your procedure based on the area of the biopsy. Our health team will provide you with the relevant instructions depending on your condition.
    You might receive anesthesia depending on where the biopsy is needed. The procedure will be done by an experienced doctor and the sample will be sent to the lab for analysis.


    Recovery Process

    The recovery after a biopsy will depend on the type of biopsy.
    The least invasive biopsy takes little to no recovery time and you can immediately get back to your normal routine.
    Invasive biopsy process requires at least one week of recovery and you can gradually return to your normal routine.
    Our team will guide you on the aftercare and ways to prevent potential complications. It is essential to be on the lookout for the following symptoms and get in touch with your doctor immediately if they occur:
    Severe pain
    The results of the biopsy typically take two to three days or seven to ten days for complicated procedures. Our specialists will create a treatment plan based on your results.


    Our Biopsy Specialists Are Here With You At Every Step Guiding You And Ensuring You Get The Right Treatment


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