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How long does it take for a thyroid biopsy to come back

A female asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Can vary: It depends upon where it is sent & how much testing is done. In-town pathologists will usually give an report in 1-3 working days; out-of-town patho ... Read More
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Dr. Sean Ray
Dr. Sean Ray answered
11 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not really.: It would be possible to biopsy this, particularly with the use of ultrasound guidance. If this worries you given your history, you should not be afra ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
A week or more: I presume that this was a needle bioopsy of the thyroid. I should heal in less than a week. Occasionally, a small amount of bleeding occurs where th ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
As above : U may be better of if u have seen u physician for reevaluation
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not high: Off course the risk for someone to develop cancer will depend on different things like your personal history, your family history, history of radiatio ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
19 years experience Pathology
Tissue's The Issue: Assessment of the formed elements in your blood along with serum assays do not rule out the existence of a benign or malignant tumor, congenital lesio ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid biopsy: Hard to answer. No test is perfect. With an ultrasound-guided needle bx, the pathologist looks at the sample of cells that he gets. He may not get a ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Not bad: This one depends on the skill of the doctor doing the biopsy. It can be scary, but the soreness lasts maybe a day or two.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid biopsy: I guess it is conceivable that a disseminated fungal infection could involve the thyroid, but I would be more concerned that the sample was contaminat ... Read More

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