how long does it take to get mammogram results

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How long does it take to get mammogram results? I have been waiting.

One week

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There are many reasons for a delay. Most reports are available within a week. More than a month is unacceptable. Call your doctor.
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Dr. Mazen Ghani answered:

How long does it take to get results from a diagnostic mammogram?

As soon as

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It's read, the same day, while you wait in our practice.
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Dr. David N. Dang answered:

Can it take long to get mammogram results?

Varies, usu 1-3 days

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This varies from practice to practice. A screening mammogram usually take 1-3 days to get results. If there are old studies that need to be retrieved or ordered from elsewhere, it may take longer, sometimes even 2-3 weeks. There may be guidelines to limit the maximum to under 4 weeks. Diagnostic mammograms are usually interpreted in the same day, unless old films are needed.
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Please tell me how long it takes for to get mammogram results?

Our group

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provides reports to referring doctors within 24 hours. It may take a few days for the results to arrive in a patient's mailbox.
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Dr. Barry Rosen answered:

Please tell me how long it takes for to get mammogram results back?

24 hours

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This may vary quite a bit depending upon where you get your mammogram. There are many centers that offer immediate "reads" of mammograms if you are willing to come in during normal business hours. I think a better question is how long are you willing to wait to get a result? If you want immediate or fast (<24 hr) results, it is best to shop around. Be sure to choose an FDA-accredited facility.
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Dr. Regina Hampton answered:

How long after I stop nursing can I get a baseline mammogram?

6-9 months

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I recommend waiting 6-9 months before getting this baseline. If you do not have a family history of breast cancer, it is okay to even wait one year. Getting a mammogram too close to lactation will not yield any good results.
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Dr. Barry Rosen answered:

Should i get a mammogram at 18 years old, my grandmother had breast cancer, should i take action now?

No mammogram yet.

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First of all,the probability of a teenager getting breast cancer is less than one in a million, so there is no need for a mammogram(until age 40). If your grandmother is the only member of your family with breast or ovarian cancer, chances are that you have no increased risk for breast cancer as compared to any other woman in the US. Nevertheless, you are never too young to learn self-examination.
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How long do I have to wait before getting mammogram results?

It varies

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Some mammogram units give immediate feedback. Other take a day or two. You should also receive a letter from the radiologist
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How long is the result of a mammogram?

Not very

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It is increasingly the norm that a patient will be given an initial impression of the mammogram study before they leave the imaging facility. A final report to the patient will routinely follow by mail in a few days along with a report to the referring Physician.
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Dr. Barry Rosen answered:

Mammogram results - how long before we hear back from OBGYN?

Phone First

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Most breast centers interpret mammograms within 24 hours after they are completed & will send a report to the Dr's office ASAP; if you shop around, you will find some that guarantee a result before you leave. Every office has a different policy for communicating results--clarify before the test what your doctor's policy is. I encourage my patients to call my office rather than wait for a call.
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