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How To Heal Jaw Biopsy
Can liver fibrosis due to drinking be reversed?also does acute liver failure cause long term damage over time as it heals?biopsy revealed fibrosis.
Not likely : Fibrosis of the liver is staged as 1-4. Stage 4 is cirrhosis. The problem with fibrosis is that it represents scar tissue formed within your liver due to repetitive damage to the hepatocytes (liver cells). Fibrosis may not be diagnosed after several years of repetitive acute damage. Review your pathology report and see what stage of fibrosis you are: early (1-2) or late (3-4). ...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
It does depend: Also on size of biopsy - enucleation versus marsupialization, vs en-bloc resection and what pathology is/was. In general, 6-8 weeks of soreness, stiffness and point tenderness is all within normal limits. Best to have conversation at your follow-up because your oral and maxillofacial surgeon who performed this bone biopsy would know best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long will the swollen last if u had lymph nodes removed? I had mine removed for biopsy in my jaw line. And its still swollen.
Relative: Everyone is different. If your symptoms are lasting longer than your surgeon told you, contact them and see them. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my friend had removed cyst recently from front part of lower jaw the biopsy report indicates it as a keratocyst are they dangerous please help?
Keratocyst: Odontogenic keratocysts do have a likelihood of recurring, and sometimes this is years afterward. It is pretty rare for these to develop cancer, but that has been reported in a very few cases. Even if it was completely removed, your friend should definitely have longterm continued follow up, to make sure it does not recur. She may want second opinion from a specialist. ...Read more
My friend had removed cyst recently from front part of lower jaw the biopsy report indicates it as a keratocyst. Is that dangerous?
Can a white spot that showed on jaw during a dental X-ray be caused by doing a RC? Doing a biopsy to make sure but it is on jaw under the RC tooth
I've had a fine needle biopsy of a lymph node behind my jaw. I was told preliminary results are normal but staining is still required. What is stain 4?
Special tests: Routine processing of tissues and cells is generally completed in about 2 days. However, sometimes additional investigation is needed. A general term is special stains. It is a routine and usually needed process for some tissues, especially lymph nodes. ...Read more
I've had a biopsy done under the left side of my chin. I have flu and i take benalyn in the morning and at night. I have pain in the jaw and the area of the biopsy is very painful like a bad tooth ache. Please help.
Hard lump under jaw left side of neck. Been for scans. Biopsy and lymph node removed 3 weeks ago. Lump still there and more painful, what could it be?
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