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Upper Airway Biopsy
Son had upper GI and dr said he had barrets esophogus but biopsy was negative. He has gerd, takes nexium (esomeprazole). Why discrepancy? F/u needed future?
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
Short time: If very suspicious for Ca then a touch prep is performed and results almost immediately. When a specimen is placed into paraffin it can take up to 1 wk to get results since specimen is slowly infiltrated with paraffin, then sectioned and then stained prior to a formal reading and report. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long will it take for my throat to heal after the peanut is taken out? Why a biopsy? How long will this procedure take?
Strange question: if you chocked after eating peanuts and associated breathing difficulty followed that it is emergency. see doctor ASAP. I m however is not certain if you need theoat biopsy for this. There are might other reasons to suggest biopsy beside peanut true allergy reaction. Again, see your doctor and get proper evaluation and Tx. ...Read more
Maybe: Could happen, but you should contact your gastroenterologist that did the procedure. ...Read more
I have 3 nodules on thyroid getting biopsy next week. Currently feeling sandy gritty feeling in throat and chest. What's the cause of that?
You are nervous: about your procedure. Follow the advise of your doctors , FNS or fine needle aspiration is done as simple out patient procedure , needle aspirants then will be analyzed for cancer cells. If you have 3 nodules most likely is a benign multi nodular goiter , and wait for the good report , then your symptoms will disappear ...Read more
Had biopsy on thyroid lump, it came back ok. Now it seems to b at the front of my throat and when i lay down i feel like i'm being strangled ?
Hi, Can you please tell me what this means? it is from a throat biopsy of a smoker
mild squamous dysplasia with hyperkeratosis and parakeratosis
A day or 2 after a transthoracic core biopsy my throat cleared, and i developed a dry cough. Lasted about 1 mon. Now back to normal. How come?
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