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Colposcopy Directed Biopsy
I've have a colposcopy and biopsy done November 13 now its November 16th. I just used the restroom and a brownish medium size clumpy thing came out. ?
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
Preventing Cancer: It's VERY important to get a colposcopy if your pap is abnormal. A colposcopy is a speculum exam where special stains and magnifying lenses are used to look for pre-cancers on your cervix. If there are abnormalities, your GYN will take a biopsy, which is uncomfortable, but lasts ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A little: Colposcopy may cause a little discomfort associated with insertion of a speculum. Biopsy may be associated with some pain depending on your sensitivity. Please discuss your concerns with the doctor who will be performing the procedure so that s/he may take proper steps to reduce discomfort. ...Read more
What is the significance of p-63 being present in a colposcopy biopsy without p-16 being expressed?
Treat or monitor: After your biopsy results are in, your doctor will let you know if you need treatment to remove abnormal cells or if it is best to give your body time to take care of them. Either way, it is very important to follow up with regular pap smears according to the schedule your doc provides. ...Read more
Are most colposcopys and biopsies covered with insurance?. I have blue cross blue shield federal with a $25 co-pay. Can you give an estimated price.
Don't know: You will have to ask your doctor about the estimated cost. This varies from region to region and doctor to doctor. Insurance coverage varies widely and that question would be best answered by your insurance company ( there should be a phone number for questions on your card) or the human resources office at work. Hope this helps. Good luck ...Read more
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