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Understanding cervical biopsy results

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Check with doctor: Not having the results is neither good nor bad. Please call your doctor to find the result of biopsy and follow her/his advice for follow up and care.

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
No tumor: The information you provided means that there is no need for any concern. Your tissues were normal. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegeta... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Colposcopy ?'s: When "HPV effect" (human papilloma virus) is noted on cervical biopsy, your physician should order HPV typing, as several strains of the virus are kno... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
1-2 weeks: Pap smear results should be back after 1-2 weeks, and may take another 1-2 weeks for the doctor to find time (in between seeing other patients) to rev... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine 24 years experience
It depends...: We cannot tell how it is going to behave and what is the probability of coming back until we know what it is. Usually when the lesion is removed a bio... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Ask your doc: Obviously a code of some sort. There are loads of numerical codes used in medicine, some for disease identification, some for billing purposes. There ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, temporarily: There will be a "pinching feeling" during biopsy that goes away very shortly thereafter.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Depends on what: Your doc sees and what your pap showed and how confident and good he is at doing the colposcopy and biopsy, i try to do the minimum which is one biops... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Chemicals: The cervix and vaginal area produce mucus when irritated. This causes a discharge while healing occurs. The biopsy frequently causes some bleeding a... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
LEEP: The loop electrosurgical excision procedure (leep) is currently one of the most commonly used approaches to treat high grade cervical dysplasia (cin i... Read More

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