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Endometrial Biopsy Abnormal Bleeding
If it is unexplained.: If the cause of abnormal bleeding cannot be explained, especially in women over 40, and definitely in all postmenopausal women, an endometrial biopsy should be done to rule out a cancer of the uterus. An endometrial biopsy will take a sampling of cells from inside the uterine cavity that can be sent to a pathologist to look for abnormal cells or hormone imbalances. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
ToBleedOrNotToBleed: Some light spotting for a few days is not unusual, but if it persists for over a week, especially if increasing in amount or accompanied by pain, foul odor or fever then you should see your doctor ASAP. Now, at your age, having the biopsy is a bit unusual so maybe the reason your doctor got the biopsy is the reason for the prolonged bleed(e.g.friable tissue)but in any case, your doctor should know ...Read more
Should I be concerned? I am still bleeding (don't need a pad) 14 days after having endometrial biopsy
Call your OB: I would encourage you to call the treating OB/GYN and discuss it with them please. Good luck. ...Read more
2 weeks ago today I had a cone biopsy and endometrial biopsy's. I'm still bleeding is this normal?
Depends: First there are three types of conization (laser, cold knife, and LEEP). All may be associated with some light bleeding, though it should get better with time. I usually see my conization patients two weeks post op, so you might need a follow up as well. If the endometrial biopsy was for abnormal bleeding then this could be more of that also. ...Read more
I had a endometrial biopsy two days ago. Bleeding has gotten worse as days go on. And now passing some clots. Is this normal or at least ok?
A bit concerning: Usually a routine endometrial biopsy causes little bleeding/pain and often much better by 48 hours. In your case it has gotten worse, which is not usual. I am a bit worried about possibility of an infection--endometritis, thus causing worsening of bleeding. If you have more cramping, fever etc..Consult doc for an evaluation. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had an endometrial biopsy on th. 9/6/12', it is now sat. 2days later, should I still be bleeding heavy? It has been off & on....Lighter & now heavy.
Possible: It is still possible to have bleeding after an endometrial biopsy depending on why it was done and your medical history. If the bleeding is heavier than a maxi pad an hour, associated with fever, shortness of breath, lightheadedness, chest pain or other symptoms then notify your doctor and/or go to ER ...Read more
I had an endometrial biopsy 4 days ago. I am still bleeding, have a headache and nausea. Should i be concerned?
Call your GYN: May or not be anything of concern., or related. Call your gyn. ...Read more
Does it matter in what order you schedule an endometrial biopsy, a pap smear and an ultrasound for postmenoposal bleeding - or timing between them?
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