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Dr. Holly Maes
Board Certified, Pediatrics
31 years in practice
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How long does it take to get results from a diagnostic mammogram?

Dr. Holly Maes
Board Certified, Pediatrics
31 years in practice
8M people helped
How long does it take to get results from a diagnostic mammogram?

Varies by institutio: Different centers have different turn-around. Many centers for breast excellence have radiologists who immediately read your mammogram while you are still there. Some places call you next day. Yet others may take days to get final report and send you a letter in mail, sometimes up to a week later. Ask for specifics wherever you are actually having your mammogram done. ...Read more

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Dr. Cindy Juster
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31 years in practice
2M people helped
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Board Certified
31 years in practice
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Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Board Certified, Family Medicine
31 years in practice
567K people helped
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How long does it take to get results from cytology?

Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Board Certified, Family Medicine
31 years in practice
567K people helped

Typically 3 days : That is minimally 3 days usually.

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Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified
31 years in practice
2M people helped
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Board Certified
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Dr. J. Patrick Tokarz
Board Certified, Family Medicine
860K people helped
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How long does it take to get results from arsenic testing?

Dr. J. Patrick Tokarz
Board Certified, Family Medicine
860K people helped
How long does it take to get results from arsenic testing?

Week: Blood test results should be available in less than a weekaids1st answer antiinflamitories and gargle with warm saline. See your personal provider for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
Board Certified, Pediatric Neurology
46 years in practice
5M people helped
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How long does it take to get results of a herpes test?

Dr. William Singer
Board Certified, Pediatric Neurology
46 years in practice
5M people helped

Wait for tests: It can be as short as 1 day or ir the test must be sent out to a lab outside your facility then 2-4 days. ...Read more

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Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified
31 years in practice
2M people helped
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Dr. David Kornguth
Board Certified, Radiation Oncology
15 years in practice
66K people helped
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Can lymphoma be diagnosed with biopsy of lymphnodes? If so how long does it take to get results?

Dr. David Kornguth
Board Certified, Radiation Oncology
15 years in practice
66K people helped
Can lymphoma be diagnosed with biopsy of lymphnodes? If so how long does it take to get results?

Yes: Biopsy of lymph nodes is a standard procedure to rule out lymphoma. Pathology reports usually come back to the physician within several days, but it can depend on the lab and the quality of the biopsy. One week is a reasonable expectation. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
Board Certified, General Practice
23 years in practice
327M people helped
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How long does it take to get results from c peptide test?

Dr. Robert Killian
Board Certified, General Practice
23 years in practice
327M people helped
How long does it take to get results from c peptide test?

Local Question: That is for your doctor to answer. Please contact the one who ordered the test. ...Read more

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Dr. Suresh Anand
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
21 years in practice
66K people helped
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How long does it take to get results of the methacholine challenge test?

Dr. Suresh Anand
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
21 years in practice
66K people helped
How long does it take to get results of the methacholine challenge test?

Methacholine test: The test result is available as soon as the test is completed. It can take half to one hour. A physician has to interpret the test results. Some times the answer may not be clear cut. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam King
Board Certified, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
10 years in practice
426K people helped
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How long does it take to get results from fecal culture?

Dr. Adam King
Board Certified, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
10 years in practice
426K people helped
How long does it take to get results from fecal culture?

7-10 days: Depending on the culture that was done, a culture could take a short is 48 hours or as long as a couple weeks. However i tend to tell my patients that 7 to 10 days is a reasonable timeframe to have some good results back. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Board Certified, Family Medicine
28 years in practice
15M people helped
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How long does it take to get results from a cord blood test?

Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Board Certified, Family Medicine
28 years in practice
15M people helped
How long does it take to get results from a cord blood test?

Depends: It depends on what tests are ordered. Simple tests such as blood type and blood gases are back in minutes to hours. More complicated tests may take days. ...Read more

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
23 years in practice
66M people helped
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How long does it take to get results for Endoscopic Ultrasound EUS test?

Dr. Marsha Davis
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
23 years in practice
66M people helped
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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