A 36-year-old female asked:
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diagnosed with diverticuli during colonoscopy. pain in areas where they are located. biopsies taken.what might the biopsy tell me?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends.: Depends on what they biopsied. Did they biopsy a "suspicious" area? Diverticuli are common findings on colonoscopy and generally do not cause any symptoms. Generally they do not need to be biopsied.
Answered on May 26, 2013
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Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
They may have done: Biopsies of polyps or suspicious mass. U are still young to have cancer unless there's a strong family history of cancer. More likely it's benign. Best wishes !
Answered on May 27, 2013
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