I use to take Ibuprofen before my biopsy and lay down for the rest of the day. I would say if your capturing your cancer journey, I know for me I wish I at least had video one of my bone biopsies so that I could have it as part of my journey as I did my video journals. Amanda🐼 (Blood-cancer.com team member 💜)
no they didn't
Amanda Brunson Moderator
Susan Gonsalves Moderator
At the time, I was able to take Ibuprofen (can't now because of the TKI I'm on). I just rested on the sofa and watched a movie that day and took it easy. Then went back to life the next day--a little sore, but not bad. The worst part is the biopsy itself. The aftermath isn't too jarring.
Yolanda Brunson-Sarrabo Moderator
The best way to get through the after-effects of a BMX is definitely to rest on a flat surface. As Susan mentioned the worst part is the process itself. I usually leave that bandage on a few days even though you can remove it after a day.
Ronni Gordon Moderator
Echoing that the worst part is the procedure. I walked away a little gingerly but don't remember needing to do anything special afterwards.