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After biopsy of uterus how long should you bleed?

After biopsy of uterus how long should you bleed?

See below: If bleeding lasts more than a couple of days call your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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


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I have a thickened endometrial lining that is 17.5 mm (6 days past last day of period), it had been 16.4 the month before. Other findings were slightly enlarged uterus and some fluid found. Abnormal bleeding, etc. is it Cancer? Biopsy done, waiting.

I have a thickened endometrial lining that is 17.5 mm (6 days past last day of period), it had been 16.4 the month before. Other findings were slightly enlarged uterus and some fluid found. Abnormal bleeding, etc. is it Cancer? Biopsy done, waiting.

Thick uterine lining: At age 33, a woman not on oral (low dose) contraceptives produces a lot more estrogen as a function of increased stimulation of the ovaries to produce ovulation. This can cause increased growth of other estrogen sensitive areas. It is unlikely to be a malignancy at this age. A benign biopsy will provide guidance for other hormonal therapy to remedy this situation. ...Read more

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I have been bleeding after intercourse for over a month, do I need a uterus biopsy ? My pap smear was normal, I have no STDs and no infection.

I have been bleeding after intercourse for over a month, do I need a uterus biopsy ? My pap smear was normal, I have no STDs and no infection.

If postmenopausal: Any time a woman bleeds vaginally after menopause, a uterine biopsy is recommended. It is not normal to bleed for a month, so regardless of your age or menopause status, you should see a doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait after a uterine biopsy to have sex?

How long do I have to wait after a uterine biopsy to have sex?

You don't.: Endometrial biopsy is an office procedure not dissimilar from a pap smear, so you may resume sexual activity as soon as you want to. Cervical biopsy is a little more likely to bleed, so avoid sex for a couple of days. ...Read more

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How long bleeding after prostate biopsy last?

How long bleeding after prostate biopsy last?

< a couple days: It is not that you are still bleeding for days, but the clots may be seen for a couple of days after the biopsy. They are seen in urine or in ejaculate. However, for someone who is 37 years old, a prostate biopsy seems very odd. ...Read more

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How long will i bleed for after an endometrial biopsy?

How long will i bleed for after an endometrial biopsy?

No bleeding: Endometrial biopsy can be performed not only for diagnostic evaluation of tissue, but as treatment to stop endometrial bleeding. If you bleeding for few days, please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had a cervical biopsy today. How long should I bleed?

I had a cervical biopsy today. How long should I bleed?

Usually 2-7 days: Give or take a few , but you will have a discharge and hopefully not much bleeding since your doc like I do will put some medicine the cervix to stop the bleeding so you will have discharge mixed with some blood approx 2-7 days , you should stop vit e, ginko biloba or Aspirin , etc. Before and if u have a clotting abnormailty you need to make sure your doc knows if u do. ...Read more

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How long does bleeding usually last after colposcopy biopsy?

How long does bleeding usually last after colposcopy biopsy?

Brief: Scant bleeding a few days. If excessive, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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How long does bleeding usually last after a colposcopy with a biopsy?

How long does bleeding usually last after a colposcopy with a biopsy?

Less than a day: Usually it is very light and less than a day. It helps to rest if you are having more bleeding and contact your doctor. ...Read more

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How much tissue is removed for biopsy during egd? How many long until full recovery (e.G., days until risk of serious bleeding is gone)?

How much tissue is removed for biopsy during egd? How many long until full recovery (e.G., days until risk of serious bleeding is gone)?

Not much: The number and amount of tissue removed with a biopsy on egd depends on the underlying pathology, but typically is very small. Recovery is very quick and the risk of serious bleeding is minimal unless you take blood-thinning medication. ...Read more

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How long does bleeding last after a cone biopsy last?

How long does bleeding last after a cone biopsy last?

Depends: Bleeding without trauma should stop in 2-3 days. If it has been a week since surgery and you are still bleeding spontaneously, please contact your doctor. ...Read more

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How long should I bleed after a biopsy and colonoscopy?

How long should I bleed after a biopsy and colonoscopy?

Few days at most: Usually there is no visible bleeding after a biopsy on colonoscopy if there is should be more than a few hours. ...Read more

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They took a biopsy of a lesion on my cervix. Had to put some kind of brownish glue stuff on it to stop the bleeding. How long should I hurt afterward?

They took a biopsy of a lesion on my cervix. Had to put some kind of brownish glue stuff on it to stop the bleeding. How long should I hurt afterward?

Should not hurt: It should not hurt more than a few hours, at worst one day. If it is hurting after a day, please contact your doctor. Please note that you may experience bleeding if you sex in the 7-10 days. ...Read more

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How long to wait to have sex after uterine biopsy?

How long to wait to have sex after uterine biopsy?

Comfort: As soon as you feel comfortable, you may have sex after uterine biopsy. If the biopsy was from cervix, you may experience bleeding. ...Read more

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How long will i bleed after an endometrial biopsy and colposcopy?

How long will i bleed after an endometrial biopsy and colposcopy?

May be a couple of: Days. Most biopsy sites should not bleed for more that a day or two. However, spotting may last longer depending on the reason for the biopsy. It would be prudent to ask your doctor who has more information about your health. ...Read more

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I had a diagnostic laproscopy done three days ago.found endometriosis and did 3 biopsies. how long till I quit bleeding out the vagina?

I had a diagnostic laproscopy done three days ago.found endometriosis and did 3 biopsies. how long till I quit bleeding out the vagina?

Biopsy site?: Was the biopsy done of the peritoneum (inside the body) or cervical? The answer is dependent on the location and you need to give your GYN surgeon a call and ask. ...Read more

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In pst week had biopsy of endometrium, hysterscopy and dnc how long should I bleed and have cramps for. I still have pelvic pain also. What should I do?

In pst week had biopsy of endometrium, hysterscopy and dnc how long should I bleed and have cramps for. I still have pelvic pain also. What should I do?

Call your surgeon.: You should only bleed for a few days after your procedures. You should give the doctor a call who performed your surgery. If the surgery was done around the time you normally would expect to cycle it could have triggered an early period. ...Read more

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How long should I expect slight bleeding after a MRI guided core needle breast biopsy?

How long should I expect slight bleeding after a MRI guided core needle breast biopsy?

Couple of days. : Call the doctor who did the biopsy if it does not stop bleeding or if you have a lump forming, which may be a hematoma. You can try a binder such as an ace bandage also. ...Read more

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How long for result to come back >cervical/uterine cells to determine if cancer? Also vaginal ultra sound ? Can a cone biopsy remove cancer? Asap

How long for result to come back >cervical/uterine cells to determine if cancer?  Also vaginal ultra sound ? Can a cone biopsy remove cancer? Asap

Cone bx can remove: Can a cone biopsy remove cancer? Yes. Cone biopsy should be oriented by surgeon and margins of cone biopsy should be evaluated by pathologist, if margins are free from tumor, tumor removed. ...Read more

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How long does it take the body to shed 11mm of uterine lining? I missed 1 period now have been bleeding for past 4 weeks and still have 11mm left

How long does it take the body to shed 11mm of uterine lining? I missed 1 period now  have been bleeding for past 4 weeks and still have 11mm left

May not: Bleeding for four weeks and still having a thick lining may require some medication like Progesterone in order to shed the remainder of the lining. You may not have ovulated that cycle therefore no Progesterone was made. ...Read more

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I had a uterine polyp removed and a d and c how long are you suppossed to bleed after surgery? My surgery was dec 18, 2012 started heavy bleed jan 1

I had a uterine polyp removed and a d and c how long are you suppossed to bleed after surgery? My surgery was dec 18, 2012  started heavy bleed jan 1

Please call your: Doc , as yoru doc knows you and how the surgery went, it is your doc's job to take care of you post-op and u are still post op, it depends on how big polyp was if rest of the tissue is normal, etc., u should not be having heavy bleeding on jan 1st from procedure, that may be a period but call your doc as h or she can do something about it, if you were my pt., would offer u endometrial ablation. ...Read more

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Stopped mesigyna last month now am havin red/brown discharge n pieces from my uterine lining. How long will this last? Is it withdrawal bleeding

Stopped mesigyna last month now am havin red/brown discharge n pieces from my uterine lining. How long will this last? Is it withdrawal bleeding

See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

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


Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

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