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how long do colon biopsy results take

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
29 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Days: Pathologic results in a few days.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Rank
Specializes in Pathology
One to two weeks: Often after a colon biopsy, it is difficult to find the area biopsies even a few days later. Snare polypectomy may result in a larger defect and may t ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Normal: It was a lymphocyte outpost. They are your friends but there are plenty more
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Not if done prior.: However, one should not do elective colonoscopy if one is pregnant. It is more the dangers of anesthesia, that one should avoid during pregnancy. I pr ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Colonoscopy: If the biopsy is being done as part of a colonoscopy, then it would be the people that do them. Gastroenterologist, colorectal surgeons commonly.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Colon biopsy: This refers the act of using a small tweezers type device to take a piece of tissue/mucosa from the colon usually during a colonoscopy.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
33 years experience Pathology
Sometimes: Occasionally, parasites like amoeba and spirochetes can be seen on a colon biopsy. If parasites are suspected, a better test is stool for ova and par ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Colon perforation: The most feared complication of a colonoscopy or colon biopsy is the risk of perforation--inadvertently cutting through the entire thickness of the bo ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vijaypal Arya
36 years experience Gastroenterology
Benign: Most likely nothing , very common finding .
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A male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Incompelte report: Report does not mention the pathological change, so the pathologist should dictate a compelete report/

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