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Dr. Marina Landa
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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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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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Dr. Edward Neilsen
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After having an endometrial biopsy, how long do I need to wait to have sex?

After having an endometrial biopsy, how long do I need to wait to have sex?

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

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Dr. Rebecca Gray
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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

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Dr. Robert Jackson
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How long after having a endometrial biopsy can I take a bath?

How long after having a endometrial biopsy can I take a bath?

Please ask: Please ask your doctor. It would be better for them to tell about this and what to do. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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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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Dr. John Munshower
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How long does an endometrial biopsy take and how should I prepare?

How long does an endometrial biopsy take and how should I prepare?

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

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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How long does it usually take to get the results back from an endometrial biopsy?

Depends on lab: Using one of the big labs like quest or labcorp results should be available in 48 hours. ...Read more

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Dr. Jennifer Giltnane
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How long will it take to get the results back from an endometrial biopsy?

How long will it take to get the results back from an endometrial biopsy?

Depends on lab: Most pathology laboratories have a 2-3 day turn around time. However, timing factors and special studies can increase the time to results. To improve your chances of a quick turn-around time, schedule your biopsy early in the day and early in the week. Consider requesting that your biopsy be reviewed by a specialist in gynecologic pathology, although this can take longer to arrange. ...Read more

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Dr. Mary Vanko
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How long dies an endometrial biopsy hurt?

Cramps.: Some Motrin before the biopsy prevents the pain for the 6 hours that some people cramp. ...Read more

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Endometrial Biopsy (Definition)

Endometrial biopsy: a common procedure for sampling the inner lining of ...Read more


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