Top
10
Doctor insights on: Endometrial Biopsy Of The Uterus

Share
1

1
My last pap had endrometrial cells in it. My doctor has scheduled an endometrial biopsy from the uterus. I had just started my period at the time of the pap - could this produce the e-cells? What does the presence of the e-cells possibly indicate? What

My last pap had endrometrial cells in it.  My doctor has scheduled an endometrial biopsy from the uterus. I had just started my period at the time of the pap - could this produce the e-cells?  What does the presence of the e-cells possibly indicate?  What

Likely from period: Yes endometrial cells on a pap smear can come from being on your period. That being said it is not considered normal to have these cells present. When found on a pap especially in women above 35 or with certain risk factors the appropriate next step is an endometrial biopsy to rule out cancer or precancerous cellular overgrowth in the endometrial lining. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
2 doctors shared insights

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


4

4
[contd from q re: 60 year old to have endometrial biopsy] I have never had symptoms of uterine problems (bleeding, cramps, pain, etc). Why is this procedure being performed? My last pap was normal.

[contd from q re: 60 year old to have endometrial biopsy] I have never had symptoms of uterine problems (bleeding, cramps, pain, etc). Why is this procedure being performed?  My last pap was normal.

Why would: U let your doc do a procedure without asking him or her why ? I do not know any doc who would do that without a reason ! in my pts the reason i would do it and i would tell them the reason before hand , would be post menopausal bleeding, or too thick endometrium on a pelvic ultrasound, or endometrial cells seen on a pap, but my pt would know why and have the choice to refuse the bx. ...Read more

5

5
Endometrial biopsy done because uterine lining 9mm thick. Benign, but Dr only able to get scant tissue sample. Why would that happen?

Aspiration device: If your MD used a aspiration endometrial biopsy device then a small sampling was all that was needed to give a benign "diagnosis." The "olden days" in office scraping is usually no longer done unless it was a D & C in a surgical environment. ...Read more

6

6
I had an endometrial biopsy last thursday and my utetus is still hurting pretty bad is this normal ?

I had an endometrial biopsy last thursday and my utetus is still hurting pretty bad is this normal ?

Yes: A biopsy is a removal of tissue. Imagine a scrape on your skin (which would probably hurt worse), your uterus is just healing up, that involves some swelling and pain. ...Read more

7

7
Is uterus biopsy and endometrial receptivity array the same procedure?

Is uterus biopsy and endometrial receptivity array the same procedure?

Sort of...: Endometrial receptivity array is a genetic test on a sample of endometrial tissue to determine the best time for implantation to occur, and is used to try and improve succeed in IVF. The specimen is obtained as an endometrial biopsy. ...Read more

10

10
Who need a endometrial biopsy?

Endometrial Biopsy: Generally, an endometrial biopsy is indicated for peri menopausal women who experience dysfunctional uterine bleeding that fails to respond to medical treatment. Your doctor will also order an ultrasound to take a look at the uterus. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


Dr. Deepali Kashyap
155 doctors shared insights

Endometrial Biopsy (Definition)

Endometrial biopsy: a common procedure for sampling the inner lining of ...Read more