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Recovery Time Endometrial Biopsy
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
Should be quick: One of the advantages of the endometrial ablation is the quick recovery. This is a minimally invasive procedure; most patients are back to normal in about a week. There is some cramping that can be expected.If you are having bad cramps, pain or a foul discharge, these could be signs of an infection. Follow up with the surgeon who performed the procedure.They can and should tell you what to expect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How accurate is an office hysteroscopy endometrial biopsy &polypectomy in showing cancer or hyperplasia?
4 mo post op left ovary/tube removed, D&C, hystascope & novasure. Due to endo. Heavy periods unchanged. Is this the final result or more time needed?
1-2 weeks: Most people recover very quickly after a wedge resection. ...Read more
I'm scheduled for robotic total hysterectomy with pelvic lymph node dissection for uterine cancer. What;s the recovery time?
If ovarian cancer suspect and ovary & lymph removed. Is biopsy done during surgery and how long til results? Will lymph biopsy results be done first?
Frozen section,,,: What is done during surgery for this or other operations for malignancy is usually a frozen section, not a biopsy. This is taken so the doctors know if there is tumor or if they got all the tumor if there is one. The results are reported at that time but it is preliminary. The official result comes after surgical dissection and examination and takes 2-3 days. Then the dr. Tells the pt. ...Read more
Within a few days: Depending on the lab the results are usually back within a few days. ...Read more
Menopausal 7 years. Take hrt.Had 7 days of spotting. Saline ultrasound showed no endometrial hyperplasia. How long can I postpone endom. Biopsy?
No easy answer: There is no easy answer, because if there is a malignancy there, it can only get worse, and the longer you wait, the greater chance that it will progress and become more difficult to treat successfully. Usually the delays are measured in days not months. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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