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What Is Abnormal Mucosa
Endoscopy?: did you have an endoscopy? mucosa is the name for the first layer of hollow organs like the nostrils, the airways, the guts, that come into contact with the outside world, so named because they secret mucus. So normal mucosa means that layer is normal. Polyp is the name we give to any extra tissue hanging from mucosa. Polyps can be either harmless or harmful. Usually a biopsy can tell difference. ...Read more
Sperm abnormality: It is difficult to say based on your question but I suspect a semen analysis was done and the abnormality describes either an abnormal appearance of the sperm, abnormal movement of the sperm or a low sperm count. Depending on the degree of the abnormality, your fertility may be impacted ...Read more
Inflammation: Mucous membranes cover most of the internal organs and spaces of the body. If the mucosa is is erythmatous, it means it is red and this usually means inflammed or irritated. This can be due to infections, trauma, auto-immune disorders and toxic agents that come into contact. In your case, it would depend on where, why and when. Discuss with your doctor if needed. ...Read more
No it is not: This is a benign growth that can be found on the vulva or in the vagina. It can be hormone sensitive, if someone were taking hormones. It is not caused by HPV but to be certain, one should have a biopsy done. I assume by this question that this has been done. Here is a reference: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3716997/ ...Read more
What is bulky uterus(16mm) endometrial lining. Is it the cause of heavy bleeding. What is the treatment for excessive bleeding?
Not really: The term "neoplasm of uncertain behavior" refers to a specific pathologic diagnosis. It represents a lesion of skin whose behavior cannot be predicted. Currently it is considered a benign lesion but one that over time could undergo malignant transformation Such lesions include congenital giant pigmented nevus, dysplastic nevus and nevus sebaceous of Jadassohn. ...Read more
Endometrium: The endometrium is the lining inside the uterus. So endometrial pathology refers to any abnormality involving this lining. Examples include endometritis (inflammation of the lining), endometrial polyps (benign growths), endometrial hyperplasia (thickening and abnormal proliferation of the lining) and endometrial cancer, to name a few. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Results of pap smear is normal but endocervical and or squamous metaplastic cells. Endocervical component are present. What does this mean?
Slight abnormality: I am sure your gynecologist can help you address your concerns. Metaplastic cells are slightly abnormal but they are not cancerous. So you do not need to worry. Yet you need to continue to have regular pap smear testing as advised by your gynecologist and follow up on this abnormality which is likely to resolve with time. ...Read more
Means: That it measures too think on the ultrasound, and at your age the standard of care is to do a hysteroscopy and endometrial biopsy, I do them in office , and pt is awake takes 5 minutes at the most, rare this should have to be done in hospital and that you would have to go to sleep , you need to r/o precancer or not as commonly cancer of the endometrium, please discuss with your gyn. ...Read more
My biopsy results after colposcopy says...subepithelium is unremarkable..no evidence of dysplasia or malignancy .this means what?
Colposcopy: It means what it says. No dysplasia or malignancy. ...Read more
Result of biopsy : More important than the biopsy per se. Biopsy involves removing part of the lesion on the vulva so that it may be examined by a pathologist to determine the nature of the disease, usually to rule in or rule out cancer. The amount of tissue removed is not likely to leave any lasting mark. If your doctor has suggested a biopsy, please follow her/his advice. ...Read more
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