Breast Needle Biopsy Complications
Breast Needle Biopsy Risk Factors
Alternate Names for Breast Needle Biopsy:
Aspiration, breast needle
Biopdy, large core needle
Biopsy, breast needle
Breast needle aspiration
Large core needle biopsy
Complications are rare, but no procedure is completely free of risk. If you are planning to have a needle breast biopsy, your doctor will review a list of possible complications, which may include:
Some factors that may increase the risk of complications include:
- Poor nutrition
- Chronic illness, like diabetes
- Bleeding disorder
Be sure to discuss these risks with your doctor before the procedure.
Learn what the procedure is. Find out how it is performed.
Find out why and when this procedure should be done.
Learn about possible complications and what might increase the risk of them.
What to Expect
Find out how long it will take, what they will be doing and what to expect afterwards.
What are the next steps and other possible tests needed after you have received the results.
Call Your Doctor
What to look out for and when to call your doctor after a procedure has been done.