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Posted on: Jan 12, 2018 05:51PM - edited Jan 12, 2018 06:35PM by Jacintaf

Jacintaf wrote:

I've just had my 4th biopsy but this time a clip was inserted and I'm not sure if this is to stay there or will it be removed? Really worried this time.

Jacinta farrelly
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Jan 12, 2018 06:36PM bew66 wrote:

It will stay there, unless you need to have some tissue removed.  It is common practice to place a clip for future reference. The clip is inert and harmless.  I've had two biopsies, and have two clips.  Nothing to worry about.

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Jan 12, 2018 06:41PM Jacintaf wrote:

I've had biopsies starting over 10 years ago,, that was my 4th one but never had a clip put in. Thank you very much for your help. I appreciate it a lot.

Jacinta farrelly
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Jan 12, 2018 06:53PM bew66 wrote:

Yes, I see you are in Ireland.....maybe they do things differently there?  Sending you wishes for a benign result.

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