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how long does it usually take to get the results back from an endometrial biopsy

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on lab: Using one of the big labs like quest or labcorp results should be available in 48 hours.
Dr. Audrey Lance
14 years experience Gynecology
It depends: This all depends on the doctor's office or hospital. Usually one week should be enough time, but if your doctor has to send the results to an outside ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Giltnane
13 years experience Pathology
Depends on lab: Most pathology laboratories have a 2-3 day turn around time. However, timing factors and special studies can increase the time to results. To improve ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Dr. Jay Bayer answered
51 years experience Family Medicine
Time: If we consider legality, it is mandated that abnormal results be notified to physician? It is his priority to notify you, the pt. Some tests do take t ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Good luck: Prepare like you would as if going to your gyn for a routine exam. Listen to any specific instructions from the gyn dr. As instructed, for example, t ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Typically 1 week: That's what i tell my patients but every doctor is different, so you should check with yours to be sure.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Keathley
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Never panic: Panic isn't helpful. Most of the time the biopsy will return benign and you and your doctor can discuss management options for abnormal bleeding. Bi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Almquist
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Be patient.: Pending just means that there is no final answer. When the result has been read, your doctor will be informed. I recommend communicating with your d ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hermilando Payen
56 years experience Pathology
1 to 2 days: The standard turn-around-time for tissue reports is 1 to 2 days but for simple tiny specimens, the tat is within 24 hours or less especially for those ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cramps.: Some Motrin before the biopsy prevents the pain for the 6 hours that some people cramp.
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