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When Can I Take A Bath After An Endometrial Biopsy
Please ask: Please ask your doctor. It would be better for them to tell about this and what to do. ...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
Endometrial biopsy tomorrow, it didn't work the first time as cervix is small. I was given no meds to take prior, anything I could take myself to help?
Not likely: Just try and relax. The whole biopsy procedure rests on your doctor and his or her skill. You simply need to show up on time. Best of luck. ...Read more
Does an endometrial biopsy take samples of the whole lining? If my small polyp was cancerous would the lining around it be affected?
Neither w/o advice: Contact the doctor who will do the procedure and ask for directions for before and after. Don't do anything w/o their advice and/or knowledge. This can be very important, so call ASAP for guidance so that the test is most effective, accurate and safe. I hope it goes well! ...Read more
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
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
Depends on lab: Using one of the big labs like quest or labcorp results should be available in 48 hours. ...Read more
Had polypectomy endometrial biopsy and mirena (levonorgestrel) fitted about 3 weeks ago and still bleeding. Can I take northisterone to stop bleeding?
I had a hysteroscopy and endometrial biopsy due to polyps all negative no hyperplasia or anything else. I was placed on prometrium 10 days a month as preventative as I am perimenopausal. I didn't take prometrium this month my peeriod today a a bunch of
Possibly: Any abnormal discharge after an endometrial biopsy should be reported to your doctor, as it may be a symptom of having an infection of the uterus. It sounds like there is a just a bacterial overgrowth, called bacterial vaginosis. Antibiotics and probiotics can help treat and prevent "bv." see your doctor to be sure. ...Read more
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
ToBleedOrNotToBleed: Some light spotting for a few days is not unusual, but if it persists for over a week, especially if increasing in amount or accompanied by pain, foul odor or fever then you should see your doctor ASAP. Now, at your age, having the biopsy is a bit unusual so maybe the reason your doctor got the biopsy is the reason for the prolonged bleed (e.g.friable tissue)but in any case, your doctor should know ...Read more
Yes: Endometrium is not likely to be exposed to water in a hot tub. ...Read more
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
After an endometrial biopsy comes back negative for hyperplasia/cancer. What's the chance of a D&C showing cancer a month later?? Also have a polyp
Unlikely: An endometrial biopsy requires placing a speculum in the vagina. For a virginal woman, it can sometimes be accomplished without disturbing an intact hymen with a very narrow speculum. Many women of the age that would necessitate a biopsy however do not have a narrow intact hymen even if they are virginal. ...Read more
Not sure: An endometrial biopsy can be preformed by placing a small cannula inside the uterus and taking a sample. The tube is takes a sample as it is pulled in a circular in and out motion along the lining of the uterus which is the endometrium. It applies a gentle suction to collect the sample, . ...Read more
Yes: These procedures disrupt the uterine lining, which will lead to bleeding. ...Read more
Healthy yes or no: There is little risk if you are in good health. The biopsy gives a cramp feeling, today with propafol and some narcotics the biopsy can be done painlessly without general. Biopsy time is short. I don't recommend no anesthesia but MAC spinal or general are all choices. ...Read more
Ask doctor: Usually these procedures can be done in the doctor's office where a small amount of tissue is removed from the inside of the uterus through the cervix and vagina. It is a very common procedure. ...Read more
2 weeks ago today I had a cone biopsy and endometrial biopsy's. I'm still bleeding is this normal?
Depends: First there are three types of conization (laser, cold knife, and LEEP). All may be associated with some light bleeding, though it should get better with time. I usually see my conization patients two weeks post op, so you might need a follow up as well. If the endometrial biopsy was for abnormal bleeding then this could be more of that also. ...Read more
Endometrial stripe measuring 11mm. I am 37 and premenopausal. Is this normal? Do I need an endometrial biopsy?
Not necessarily: During what phase of your cycle was the stripe measured? If you have no symptoms such as irregular, heavy, prolonged, inter menstrual bleeding, observation is appropriate. The stripe thickness varies depending when in the menstrual phase it was measured, thicker in the second half of the cycle and thinner in the first half of the cycle ...Read more
I had a hysteroscopy with an endometrial biopsy last Thursday. When is the earliest I can resume sex; my husband is a bit frustrated...lol?
How do you feel?: Ideally it is best to wait until you are completely healed. Hat would be about 6 weeks. However if you feel fine and you are not tender or sore give it a try. ...Read more
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