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Colonoscopy Biopsy Instruments
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
Pathology report: You need to wait for the report from the pathologist who is examining the biopsies. Biopsies were taken to get a handle on the disease process, if any. ...Read more
Is it normal to bleed a little bit after a colonoscopy? I'm scared. It's only a little and I did have some biopsy taken.
I have recently had a colonoscopy and there weren't any biopsies or polyps taken. I haven't received any info yet. What could this mean?
My colonoscopy results was all clear, but Dr always get samples to biopsy for micro colitis. Is any chance that biopsy show any serious disease?
I did colonoscopy and it was clear, but a biopsy was done..Am really confused if its clear then why the biopsy needed?Should i be worried?Plz help
No, don't worry: If you were told it is clear, then don't worry! your doctor probably biopsied some polyps, which are benign growths. They can change over many years to become cancerous, which is why they are always removed. Or maybe you had some signs of inflammation and your doctor wants a closer look. Biopsies are very common during colonoscopy, and it doesn't mean you have cancer! ...Read more
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?
Had colonoscopy was told biopsies would be taken but everything normal so none were taken. Is this normal, I thought it could still show inflammation?
Samples taken for biopsy during my colonoscopy yesterdy. Today I am having pain on n off in som random places in lower abs. Anything serious? Can I take vitamn K n multi vit for biopsy wounds to heal?
Colonoscopy: It's not unusual to have mild discomfort shortly after colonoscopy. This is not due to the biopsies, but to residual air left behind after the procedure. If you have severe pain or persistent tenderness in your abdomen, call your Gastroneurologist immediately. Vitamin K and MVI's will not help the biopsy sites heal any faster. They do not cause pain and will heal just fine on their own. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: You have probably been deceived about the benefits & risks. The purpose of a biopsy is to determine whether you have, or are on the way to getting, cancer of the cervix, which used to kill 30000 women each year in the usa alone. Talk straight with your physician -- unlike someone running a scare-you internet site, he/she has an obligation under the law to tell the truth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Terminology: Colonoscopy being clear may have been meant to convey that there were no polyps or cancer. Microscopic examination of the tissue is far more sensitive than naked eye examination, which is all that is available to the person doing endoscopy. Wish you good health and a Happy New Year! ...Read more
How long until I can smoke after colonoscopy with a biopsy? All I can find is "return to daily habits" after 24 hours.
Within 24 hrs: But this may be a good time to quit ! ...Read more
Yes: Gastroenterologists are the physicians who perform upper endoscopies (enter through mouth) and colonoscopies (enter from below). They routinely perform biopsies with the same instrument that allows them to visually inspect these areas (via a small camera). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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