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Dr. Patrick Sweet III
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Cervix Biopsy (Overview)

A cervical biopsy is a small bit of tissue pinched off the cervix with an instrument (usually in the office). It is then sent to a pathologist to be prepared and looked at under the microscope to see if any abnormalities are present.


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Why would a person have a cervix biopsy?

Why would a person have a cervix biopsy?

Cervical lesion: If a pap smear comes back abnormal, looking at the cervix with a microscope and taking a biopsy of the abnormal area is often done to rule out cancer or precancer, also called dysplasia. The office procedure is called a colposcopy. Some abnormalities can be seen with the naked eye as well. These would also be biopsied and sent to pathology for the same reasons. ...Read more

Dr. Patrick Sweet III
26 doctors shared insights

Cervix Biopsy (Overview)

A cervical biopsy is a small bit of tissue pinched off the cervix with an instrument (usually in the office). It is then sent to a pathologist to be prepared and looked at under the microscope to see if any abnormalities are present.


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What is the definition or description of: cervix biopsy?

What is the definition or description of: cervix biopsy?

Cervical biopsy: A cervical biopsy is a small bit of tissue pinched off the cervix with an instrument (usually in the office). It is then sent to a pathologist to be prepared and looked at under the microscope to see if any abnormalities are present. ...Read more

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Drs'.What is a piece of cervix biopsy?And do one get deformed down there after biopsy?I assume.

Drs'.What is a piece of cervix biopsy?And do one get deformed down there after biopsy?I assume.

Sample of the cervix: A cervical biopsy is a tiny piece of your cervix to determine the presence or absence of cervical disease/pathology. This will not deform your cervix. ...Read more

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Had a cervix biopsy before i.U.D was inserted, now dr wants to see me about results? Why?

Sounds important: We're all eager to help, but really you'll need to get with your physician. Don't delay. Many women's lives are saved every year by prompt attention to biopsy results. ...Read more

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What exactly does an obgyn do during a cervix biopsy?

What exactly does an obgyn do during a cervix biopsy?

Biopsy: Cervical biopsy is taken during colposcopy if there is any abnormality seen. A very tiny portion of cervix is taken out and send for pathology. ...Read more

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Had sex after cervix biopsy and now I have bloody discharge--are the two related?

Yes, it can.: If you had a cervical biopsy, the area where the biopsy was taken has to heal. Just as with any cut , if you disturb the scab, it bleeds. ...Read more

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How dangerous is it that a surgical sponge was accidently left in my vagina during a cervix biopsy?

Depends: It's obviously out now, since you know about it. The danger is similar to a retained tampon - infection. If you are well and have no abnormal discharge or fever, then likely no effect at all. Good luck. ...Read more

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P4 L4 a1 / perimenopausal dub / fractional currettage with cervix biopsy diagnosed what is the medical remeedi? This for my mother.

P4 L4 a1 / perimenopausal dub / fractional currettage with cervix biopsy diagnosed what is the medical remeedi? This for my mother.

Results benign?: I am assuming the d and c and biopsy results are benign. If so there are lots of options for peri menopausal bleeding you can discuss with the doctor. Lysteda is a nonhormone medication. Some benefit from birth control pills, patch or nuvaring. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can stop periods in some cases. Endometrial ablations are great options for peri menopausal bleeding. Some will just need a hysterectomy. ...Read more

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I have large fibroid 5mnth pregnant look like .Gyn took pap smear and cervix biopsy , what was the purpose of the samples taken out of from inside .?

I have large fibroid 5mnth pregnant  look like .Gyn took pap smear and cervix  biopsy , what was the purpose of the samples taken out of from inside .?

Not related: The pap smear and cervical biopsy would not be related to the fibroid. A pap smear is done to detect precancerous cells on the cervix and prevent cervical cancer. A cervical biopsy is done because the pap smear was abnormal or because the doctor saw an abnormality there during the exam. Fibroids are very common benign uterine tumors. ...Read more

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Two pap smear acus.Did colpscopy.Three lesions found and cervix inflamed.Biopsies normal, repeat smear due 3 mths.Wht reason x ascus then?

Two pap smear acus.Did colpscopy.Three lesions found and cervix inflamed.Biopsies normal, repeat smear due 3 mths.Wht reason x ascus then?

ASCUS: There is no answer to your question. Ascus means changes of 'unknown' significance. If there was a reason then they would be able to tell you. It surely sounds like your physician is treating you correctly. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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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


Cervix (Definition)

The uterine cervix is the opening of the ...Read more