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Doctor insights on: Bleeding Hysteroscopy Endometrial Biopsy

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Biopsy (Definition)

Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...Read more


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Hysteroscopy/ endometrial biopsy/ d&c 2 weeks ago. Minor bleed 3 days + 4 days spotting postop. Now heavy flow. Period, or problem?

Hysteroscopy/ endometrial biopsy/ d&c 2 weeks ago. Minor bleed 3 days + 4 days spotting postop.  Now heavy flow.  Period, or problem?

Likely okay: When a woman has a d;c it usually removes her lining. So long as not soaking a pad in 1-2 hours or less, likely okay. If you're already anemic, however, or have other medical problems, you might want to go to the er to make sure that you're okay. Heavy flow in and of itself, doesn't really describe how much bleeding you're having. You can always talk to your doctor or whomever is oncall. ...Read more

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I had a hysteroscopy with an endometrial biopsy last Thursday. When is the earliest I can resume sex; my husband is a bit frustrated...lol?

I had a hysteroscopy with an endometrial biopsy last Thursday. When is the earliest I can resume sex; my husband is a bit frustrated...lol?

How do you feel?: Ideally it is best to wait until you are completely healed. Hat would be about 6 weeks. However if you feel fine and you are not tender or sore give it a try. ...Read more

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How accurate is an endometrial biopsy if you had one last year w/a hysteroscopy which was normal and a office biopsy last week same results?

Very: I assume that the biopsy was done for symptoms or as f/u for the prior biopsy and/or surveillance. If the findings were normal and the report agrees with your doctor's impression, then it's very accurate. ...Read more

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Possible Endometrial cancer. Endometrial biopsy normal. Hysteroscopy D&C recommended because lining is 15. What is this suspect of?

Possible Endometrial cancer.  Endometrial biopsy normal. Hysteroscopy D&C recommended because lining is 15.  What is this suspect of?

Endometrial polyp: If the biopsy was negative, chances are minimal that you have cancer. Most likely, you have a polyp causing the thickened endometrium. The hysteroscopy and D&C will show what is definately going on and allow removal of the tissue. It will also confirm the biopsy results, likely showing no cancer. ...Read more

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How accurate is an office hysteroscopy endometrial biopsy &polypectomy in showing cancer or hyperplasia?

How accurate is an office hysteroscopy endometrial biopsy &polypectomy  in showing cancer or hyperplasia?

Not entirely - : To make these diagnoses - of cancer and hyperplasia - a pathologist really must examine slides of biopsies or smears. These diagnoses cannot be made with any certainty without microscopic examination. ...Read more

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My cervix closed up within 1 month of having it dilated/hysteroscopy/endometrial biopsy done at the same time. Why might it have closed up so quickly?

Cervix.: Usually after that procedure, the cervix returns to normal very quickly. I'm not sure in what context you doctor said it closed up. He or she may have just meant that it is healed. I've never seen a patient have the cervix scar up shut after an endometrial biopsy with hysteroscopy. ...Read more

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If had endometrial biopsy w/ office hysteroscopy for thick lining path came back normal been on progesterone for 7 months could be cancer now?

Unlikely: Alot depends on your biopsy diagnosis. If it wasjust a thickened lining, and no evidence of hyperplasia, and you were treated with Progesterone for 7 months, a maligancy would be very unlikely. ...Read more

Dr. Shiao-Yu Lee
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Hysteroscopy (Definition)

Hysteroscopy is a procedure utilizing a thin telescope with a light cord and camera attached to visualize the inside of the uterus. The scope is inserted through the vagina, into the cervix and then entered ...Read more


Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more