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How long should it take for my stomach biopsy to come back

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
What was skin biopsy: We need more information.I am invert ism what a positive stomach biopsy for connective tissue disease means.If this is the skin biopsy i would follow ... Read More
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Check with GI: I would discuss this further with your gastroenterologist or the doctor who performed your biopsy. There are other autoimmune diseases that can be d ... Read More

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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Masiello
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No Change: Plavix (clopidogrel) dos enot affect wound healing. You are more prone to bleeding when taking plavix (clopidogrel) and if there is no bleeding a wou ... Read More
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Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Gastritis: Inflammation of the stomach is the most likely cause. The biopsy will likely be helpful in this setting.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
You need : To consult with a hematologist, a blood specialist. This could be something serious.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Miller
40 years experience Pathology
characterize cells: What you report is not definitive. Is this a plasma cell-rich inflammatory process, or is it a multifocal plasma cell tumor? The pathologists can inv ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Easiest way.: Upper endoscopy is most likely the easiest way to obtain a biopsy. However, going to surgery would be another way to obtain a biopsy of the stomach an ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Sometimes: Sometimes you can feel discomfort and pain after a gastric (stomach) biopsy. However, usually it is not prolonged or severe. If it is severe, the poss ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
Mild inflammation: The biopsy report may show other more important information like whether it is positive for Helicobacter pylori
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olivier Frankenberger
26 years experience Cardiology
Maybe: Could happen, but you should contact your gastroenterologist that did the procedure.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
12 years experience Gastroenterology
Stomach biopsy: This means a piece of tissue taken and sent to the pathologist. This biopsy is typically do at time of endoscopy.
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