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How Long Does Cramping Last After My Endometrial Biopsy
A few hours: Cramping should only last a few hours at most. This also depends on if your cervix needs to be dilated in order to obtain the biopsy. Taking an anti-inflammatory medication prior to the procedure may also help reduce cramping. ...Read more
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
I had an endometrial biopsy last thursday as a routine TVUS showed my lining was 6.5 mm thick I was asymptomatic. I had minor cramps and spotting af?
[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
I had an endometrial biopsy done today about 4 hours ago and I'm still having cramping. Is this normal?
Pain post biopsy: Yes that could be normal, but you should call your doctors office to report it. ...Read more
I had a endometrial biopsy done 2 almost 3weeks ago, and I am still having significant cramps. Is this normal I am in constant pain?
Maybe: It is not typical to have cramping for 2 to 3 weeks out but everyone has different pain thresholds. I would however recommend you follow up with your gynecologist to make sure you don't have an infection of the uterus. Follow up soon if associated with severe abdominal pain, fever, or other concerning symptoms. ...Read more
Cramping and nausea 11 days after endometrial biopsy. All test results are normal. No sign of infection. What is going on?
May be menses.: Too little info to determine cause of your cramping. ...Read more
I had an endometrial biopsy done on Thursday to see if the Fibroid Tumor they found was cancerous. Friday night I started cramping and going nothing?
Cramping: See an urgent care or primary doctor today for testing to find out the cause of your pain. Usually cramping pain can be treated with Alleve or ibuprofen and a warmth such as a heating pad. Pelvic cramping with vaginal bleeding can be an emergency, and you would need to go to the ER. ...Read more
I do not want to have a endometrial biopsy in office. What are my options? 59 year old woman with normal pap spotting blood & mild cramping
Your options: Thanks for asking, Ann. Your physician may not have explained this in so many words, but you have cancer until proved otherwise. Neglect it for even a few more weeks, and you're greatly increasing your risk of dying. Think about the things you love to do, and the people who love you. Ask about having this done in outpatient surgery if the in-office option for some reason isn't comfortable. ...Read more
I had an endometrial biopsy 2 days ago, I have some spotting & cramping, but not too bad. I have a yeast infection can I use the terconazole cream now?
Yes: This should be fine. The terconazole cream will not cause any problems. ...Read more
Bleeding and cramping (both mild) after endometrial biopsy 23 days ago. Have a "double uterus". Is treatment urgent? Ok to wait 14 days for appt.?
Okay to wait:
If the pain is not interfering with your daily life, it would be appropriate to wait for your appointment.
Wish you good health! ...Read more
Post biopsy bleeding: A short while, less than a week. ...Read more
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
Please ask: Please ask your doctor. It would be better for them to tell about this and what to do. ...Read more
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
1 week: Your doctor should have gone over this with you....But typically the rule is one week from most procedures, including endometrial biopsies. ...Read more
Good luck: Prepare like you would as if going to your gyn for a routine exam. Listen to any specific instructions from the gyn dr. As instructed, for example, they may have told you to stop Aspirin or Ibuprofen if you are taking those to decrease bleeding, etc. The whole procedure may only take 15 minutes or there about. Preparation and paper work, etc, may be an hour or so. Best wishes. ...Read more
I had a hysteroscopy with an endometrial biopsy last Thursday. When is the earliest I can resume sex; my husband is a bit frustrated...lol?
How do you feel?: Ideally it is best to wait until you are completely healed. Hat would be about 6 weeks. However if you feel fine and you are not tender or sore give it a try. ...Read more
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