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How Long Does It Take To Get Results From Cytology
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How long does it typically take to receive the results from a urine cytology? It's been 9 days and I still haven't received the results.
Cytology: It depends on the pathology lab. Generally 4-5 working days unless they have to send it out to a larger lab. In those instances it can take a 7 or more working days. ...Read more
Go ahead with test: A urine cytology is a test from a voided urine to allow pathologic assessment of the urothelial cells which line the bladder, ureters, and interior of the kidneys. It is usually ordered when you have had blood in the urine previously to make sure the blood is not from a potential malignancy. You may have some blood contamination from your period but this should not affect the urothelial cells. ...Read more
I received results of my 2nd cytology, no malignancies but it showed squamos & urothelial cells. Should I be concerned? Ihad a kidney stone in sept.
Cytology report says : Benign squamous cells with leukocytes. No dyskaryosis seen. What does this mean? Is it necessary to take vaccination?
Normal cytology: The findings you have reported mean that the cells examined under the microscope were normal. If you are referring the the HPV vaccine, you are older than the recommended age group for administration unless you have never had sex. Discuss the vaccine with your doctor for clarification. ...Read more
Had sputum cytology test come back with atypical results, but not cancerous, I just has a CT scan and all clear as well. What could this be?
Spinal tap results. Csf beta% raised slighty. Csf albumin raised slighty. Cytology report showed increased immature and mature lymphocytes and monocyt?
Check with oncology: The cytology report is a bit concerning and you need to follow-up with your oncologist. Anytime you see increased lymphocytes in the absence of an infection, you have to watch for lymphoma. Your oncologist should be able to give you more information depending on how increased the lymphocyte # is above the normal for your lab. ...Read more
I had a urine cytology done because last 4 months moderate blood is in my urine alot of lower belly and back pain test results showed moderate blood a?
Is the cytology results normal? I have been having blood in my urine for 6 weeks. 5 weeks ago I got diagnosed with a UTI and treated but the bleeding continued. Three weeks ago I had bloodwork, a urinalysis and an ultrasound of the kidneys done. My cbc
Cytology: Is the study of cells, where they came from, how they work, how they go wrong, etc. ...Read more
Pretty much: Accurate histopathologic evaluation of lymphomas requires a tissue biopsy, preferably an intact lymph node. Fnas suggesting the presence of a lymphoma should be followed up with a definitive tissue biopsy. Some centers use fna as an initial screening test to determine if the patient's lymphadenopathy is a benign reactive form. The accurate diagnosis of lymphoma based on fna is not possible. ...Read more
For Diagnosis: Depending on the location, the primary cause may need to be investigated, malignancies can be detected, metabolic or infectios diseases, parasitic infestations, foreing bodies etc. ...Read more
I had 2 cystoscopies, 2 ultrasounds and 2 CT scans in sept. 2015, and 3 more US and 2 cytologies last month. Is this testing sufficient for hemturia?
Yes: In short, yes, pneumonia can cause abnormal cells to show up on a sputum cytology- typically we see bacteria or fungus, both possible causes of the pneumonia. Did your doctor or the report tell you exactly what kind of abnormal cells are present? That can say a lot about the source of the abnormal cells. There are numerous other causes for abnormal cells on cytology so talk to your doc to clarify. ...Read more
32yoF Urologist referring me 2 a Nephro for +1micro hematuria. Neg culture, normal renal ultrasnd, normal cystoscopy, normal cytology. What cld it be?
Hematuria: Primary kidney disease needs to be ruled out and in some patients based on history and serologic test a Kidney biopsy maybe needed. ...Read more
Bilateral nipple discharge with stimulation, cytology was negative, no lump or mass seen on u/s.Is this accurate test for breast cancer?
Sort of: Cytology is not a great test to rule out cancer in the case of nipple discharge. Ultrasound is a good test but also doesn't rule out cancer. However bilateral discharge, only with stimulation, is extremely unlikely to represent cancer, especially at your age. Unilateral, spontaneous discharge is more concerning, as is bloody nipple discharge. ...Read more
Gyn cytology report reads "rare hyperchromatic groups of atypical cells". Does rare in this case mean "few" or a rare group i.e. a rare cancer?
My urine analysis says the urine is clear but the cytology report says it's cloudy. I have only squamous and urothelial cells present. Why is that?
Urinalysis: Urinalysis does not detect squamous cells or urinary sediment. "Cloudy" urine is usually due to heavy urinary sediment if infection has been ruled out. This may be a result of incomplete voiding, inadequate fluid ingestion or medications precipitating out in your urine. ...Read more
What does urothelial cells with degenerative changes on urine cytology mean? Crystals present. Also mild fullness renal collecting system.
One episode gross hematuria 2 months ago no subsequent micro or macro hematuria, with 7 micros. Cytologies negative. 69 years. Complete workup?
Yes: Yes need to to find the source f bleeding in gu system, ask your pcp to refer you to a urologist for tests, source and treatment. ...Read more
What does very rare small groups of papillary urothelial cells identified mean on a urine cytology? Alos low grade urothelial neoplasm within dx
Labs: Discuss your labs with the ordering physician. They need to be correlated with your complete clinical picture. ...Read more
Dr says might have bladder cancer did cytology and ultrasound both with abnormilities what do I do?
Comply: If you have bladder cancer and you don't follow up, it will kill you. It will not be pleasant. If you get a definitive diagnosis and treatment, for most varieties you can either get a cure or keep things under control for a basically normal life. Usually you can keep your bladder. ...Read more
Tested positive for hpv rna rather than DNA. Normal cytology. Dr. says we'll repeat in one year. Is hpv rna more serious? Ask for colposcopy?
More info in biopsy: Urine cytology examines single cells that are shed from the bladder lining and are suspended in fluid. Nuclear features of each cell can be evaluated but low grade cancer may look similar to reactive changes. A biopsy is a whole piece of tissue. The entire thickness of the lining and overall morphology can be evaluated. A biopsy is far better than urine cytology, especially for low grade lesion ...Read more
Can someone explain to me how come a biopsy is more reliable in diagnosing bladder cancer than a urine cytology?
Cytology report: smears show fragments of adipose tissue and few histiocytes. No duct epithelium cell is present. No malignant cell. Is it good news?
Good news: Sounds like its go news if no malignant cells found. ...Read more
What does rare urothelial cell groupings noted on cytology report indicate? Have blood in urine, no other symptom.
Tested positive for hpv RNA rather than DNA, does that mean my immune system will not be able to clear the virus? Normal cytology...
No difference: That test makes no difference. Your immune system will clear the infection normally. ...Read more
Cystoscopy done, no tumors found, but took a urine cytology specimen to look for cancer cells. What percent of people have cancer with no tumors?
Depends: Obtaining a urine cytology is standard practice at time of cystoscopy. It can be helpful to determine if there is high grade cancer in the drainage system of kidneys. Also there is a form of high grade bladder cancer that is limited to the lining of the bladder. In these cases, there would be no visible tumor seen. ...Read more
Normal cytology, positive for hr hpv rna. Does the rna just mean the virus is active? Need additional testing to ensure pap didn't miss something?
Yes/no: Yes you have it in your system & no you don't need additional testing right now. These strains belong to a family of virus well known for hibernating for long periods in the tissues. You may shed virus off & on without any symptoms. If it ever starts a problem it might be decades from now, if you are one of the unlucky ones. Just do your regular testing as advised ...Read more
My cytology found a rare urothelial cell fragment and rare granular casts. My urologist and nephrologist say nothing is wrong. Should I still worry?
Boy with bloody urine and semen. Cysto., multiple utrasounds and cytologies done, all normal. Doctor now prescribed transamin 250mg, 3 weeks. Opinion?
32 yr old female nonsmoker w/microscopic hematoma & off/on pain mdl right back. Neg culture, normal renal ultrasound, neg in office cytology. Thoughts?
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