A 57-year-old female asked:
i had a colonoscopy, what is acute duodenitis and why did they do a biopsy on it? and what is acute gastritis and why the biopsy? could it be cancer?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Unlikely: it is routine during scoping to take a biopsy to confirm diagnosis, you want to discuss your concerns with the doctor who performed the procedure, wish you well.
PS was it colonoscopy or EGD?
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