A 17-year-old female asked:
i had a colonoscopy last week, which came back clear, however on my report it shows that 40 biopsies were taken from the rectum to the terminal ileum?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: Why was the colonoscopy done? If it was as monitoring for inflammatory bowel disease, then the biopsies were appropriate. Give it a week or so and check with your doctor about the results of the biopsies. Wish you good health and a Happy New Year!
Answered on Jan 3, 2017
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