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Doctor insights on: Endometrial Cells

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What does it mean when endometrial cells are found in the cervic?

What does it mean when endometrial cells are found in the cervic?

Woman may have cycle: ormal endometrial cells in women 40 years or older and any atypical endometrial cells under the atypical glandular cells category.4 ...Read more

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Are endometrial cells over 40 normal on a pap smear?

Are endometrial cells over 40 normal on a pap smear?

Not normal: Generally it is considered abnormal when that happens - it should be investigated. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have endometrial cells on a normal pap smear?

Endometrial cells: Within normal limits Pap smear result means that no cell lesions or malignancy have been found. Reactive cellular changes, cellular atrophy, and endometrial cells present are normal variables. Pap smears are an excellent tool, but are not perfect. ...Read more

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Endometrial cells on pap means cancer?

Endometrial cells on pap means cancer?

Generally no.: Endometrial cells can be 'normal' in a pap test depending upon the age of the patient and the time of the menstrual cycle in which the test was performed. If a pap is collected in a premenopausal woman within 10 days of the onset of bleeding / menses, then the endometrial cells are most likely part of uterine shedding. In postmenopausal women, a finding of endometrial cells needs explanation. ...Read more

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I am 45 years old and just has my pap smear as well as an ultrasound last week. Pap and ultra were normal but it came back with endometrial cells.

Endometrial cells: I wonder if you mean "endocervical" cells, as those are what we want to see when you have a pap to indicate that there is an adequate sample to rule out issues. Are you sure about them being "endometrial"? ...Read more

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Reactive cellular changes &/or repair are present. Fungal organisms morphologically consistent with candida species present. Endometrial cells present?

Reactive cellular changes &/or repair are present. Fungal organisms morphologically consistent with candida species present. Endometrial cells present?

Yelling at us: There is no need to yell on this application. All questions are considered. This is out of context and with no medical history attached upon which to comment. Your physician who ordered this test is responsible to interpret it for you. ...Read more

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My pap smear was negative for HPV but showed endometrial cells?What does this mean?My dr. Wants to do a biopsy.

My pap smear was negative for HPV but showed endometrial cells?What does this mean?My dr. Wants to do a biopsy.

It's a precaution: Endometrial cells come from your uterus. In women your age, about 12% show normal endometrial cells on their pap smear. Usually they are just normal cells that have "shed" into your pap smear. But about 1 in 10 times they can signal something abnormal is happening in your uterus, possibly cancer. It's recommended that any woman with these cells on a pap smear has further testing, just to be sure. ...Read more

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Endometrial biopsy april nml pap last week neg HPV but showed endometrial cells I am scared what does this mean?

Endometrial biopsy april nml pap last week neg HPV but showed endometrial cells I am scared what does this mean?

What did your gyn : Say? Your gyn should have explained that you can see endometrial cells in the pap esp. If you had the pap during a period, if you did not then u should get a pelvic ultrasound to check the endometrial thickness and if too think then an in office hysteroscpy with biopsy, takes 5 minutes at the most when I do them in office, and it would be much more worrisome if they saw atypical endometrial cell. ...Read more