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Doctor insights on: How Long Do Colonoscopy Test Results Take

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Colonoscopy (Definition)

Colonoscopy is the procedure of using a long flexible camera to visualize the entire colon from the inside with the option to take pictures, video, perform biopsies, remove polyps, etc. Generally people are sedated and do ...Read more


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How long do drug test results take?

How long do drug test results take?

Depends on the drug : And purpose of the test. Most drugs used in treatment of common illnesses are routinely tested by hospital labs and results are usually available in four hours or sooner. Tests done for medico-legal purposes require confirmation and may take a day or two. Uncommonly used drugs may need to be sent to a reference lab and take a few days. ...Read more

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How long does it take for test results to confirm h1n1 flu?

How long does it take for test results to confirm h1n1 flu?

A week or so: In my area, it takes at least a week to confirm h1n1 or similar variant influenza strains. This kind of testing is rarely indicated because of that time frame, and if you have a positive flu test at this time of year, it is likely one of the novel forms of flu, though those are very rare. ...Read more

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How long does it take to receive urine test results for clamidia ?

How long does it take to receive urine test results for clamidia ?

Depends: The speed of the results really depends on the lab that the sample was sent to. If you are worried, call them back in a day to get the results. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get results for Endoscopic Ultrasound EUS test?

How long does it take to get results for Endoscopic Ultrasound EUS test?

I would think: 5 day would be the outside of reasonable for someone to get back to you. Call if you have not heard ...Read more

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Mmr titer test how long do results take to come on?

Mmr titer test how long do results take to come on?

48 HOURS TO A WEEK: Blood is drawn and and sent to the lab.Depending on the Lab the results in most labs may be available within 48 hours.Sometimes doctor's office has to call the lab and get the results on phone But by mail it is within a week or less depending on mail time ...Read more

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How long does it take to get A1c blood test results for diabetes?

How long does it take to get A1c blood test results for diabetes?

About an hour: Point of care test may be available in a matter of minutes. Test done in the main lab takes about and hour. However, it usually takes longer for the results to get back to the ordering doctor due to time taken for blood collection, transportation to the lab, processing in the lab, recording of results. Retesting in a limited number of cases etc. ...Read more

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How much time did it take for your colonoscopy results?

How much time did it take for your colonoscopy results?

Immediate: The nice thing about colonoscopy the doctor will know by the time he finished the test if he found polyp and it was removed or biopsied the it take at least 48 hours to get the pathology result back rarely longer if the result has to go for a second opinion. ...Read more

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How long do breast biopsy results take?

How long do breast biopsy results take?

It depends: on the logistics of the biopsy center and the pathology lab. Anywhere from 2 to 5 days, average probably 3 days. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get blood test results back?

How long does it take to get blood test results back?

Depends on the type: Of test. Most routine tests are done in less than four hours and reported soon after. Other tests may take 2-4 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does a urine cortisol test take to complete?

How long does a urine cortisol test take to complete?

24 hours and more: One usually needs to collect urine for 24 hours for an accurate estimate of urinary cortisol excretion. If may take a couple of days to analyze the urine as it is usually done in a specialized lab. ...Read more

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How long does the pap test take?

Dr. Pam Yoder Dr. Yoder
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How long does the pap test take?

Pap itself==<1 min: Obtaining the actual pap smear itself is brief. Prior to getting it the patient must get [comfortably] positioned in stirrups and the physician must insert and open a speculum in the vagina. Additional specimens for sexually transmitted infections are usually obtained. The exam also involves looking at the tissues of the cervix and vagina out to vulva. The speculum is removed for bimanual exam. ...Read more

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How long does it take for tests results to come back, when you do initial tests for infertility?

How long does it take for tests results to come back, when you do initial tests for infertility?

Quickly: Some blood tests take 2-3 days. Some come back the same day. A semen analysis usually takes 1 day. I perform my own x rays so I have the results immediately. Some genetic tests may take a little longer. Overall, it takes about 3 weeks to run and get all tests results back because some are timed to different parts of the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get results from pregnancy screenings?

How long does it take to get results from pregnancy screenings?

Please ask your OB: Or midwife because it depends what tests u are doing and what lab the tests go to different tests which you will be getting during your pregnancy take different amounts of time to be done. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get meconium drug test results?

Dr. SG Erman Dr. Erman
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How long does it take to get meconium drug test results?

Varies: Depends on the hospital and lab. If they have to send it out, may take longer. Should be less than a week ...Read more

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How long do test reports take for 24hour urine free cortisol test?

How long do test reports take for 24hour urine free cortisol test?

It depends.: Usually, these are sent out to a reference laboratory, and run in batched. It may take a week to get reult4s reported back. ...Read more