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When Should An Endometrial Biopsy Be Done For Abnormal Bleeding
If it is unexplained.: If the cause of abnormal bleeding cannot be explained, especially in women over 40, and definitely in all postmenopausal women, an endometrial biopsy should be done to rule out a cancer of the uterus. An endometrial biopsy will take a sampling of cells from inside the uterine cavity that can be sent to a pathologist to look for abnormal cells or hormone imbalances. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Should I be concerned? I am still bleeding (don't need a pad) 14 days after having endometrial biopsy
Call your OB: I would encourage you to call the treating OB/GYN and discuss it with them please. Good luck. ...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
I had a endometrial biopsy two days ago. Bleeding has gotten worse as days go on. And now passing some clots. Is this normal or at least ok?
A bit concerning: Usually a routine endometrial biopsy causes little bleeding/pain and often much better by 48 hours. In your case it has gotten worse, which is not usual. I am a bit worried about possibility of an infection--endometritis, thus causing worsening of bleeding. If you have more cramping, fever etc..Consult doc for an evaluation. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had an endometrial biopsy on th. 9/6/12', it is now sat. 2days later, should I still be bleeding heavy? It has been off & on....Lighter & now heavy.
Possible: It is still possible to have bleeding after an endometrial biopsy depending on why it was done and your medical history. If the bleeding is heavier than a maxi pad an hour, associated with fever, shortness of breath, lightheadedness, chest pain or other symptoms then notify your doctor and/or go to ER ...Read more
I had an endometrial biopsy 4 days ago. I am still bleeding, have a headache and nausea. Should i be concerned?
Call your GYN: May or not be anything of concern., or related. Call your gyn. ...Read more
Had polypectomy endometrial biopsy and mirena (levonorgestrel) fitted about 3 weeks ago and still bleeding. Can i take northisterone to stop bleeding?
Does it matter in what order you schedule an endometrial biopsy, a pap smear and an ultrasound for postmenoposal bleeding - or timing between them?
Took utovlan to reduce menstral bleeding so I could go ahead & have endometrial biopsy. Stopped utovlan straight after. Now heavy bleeding is this ok?
[contd from q re: 60 year old to have endometrial biopsy] I have never had symptoms of uterine problems (bleeding, cramps, pain, etc). Why is this procedure being performed? My last pap was normal.
Why would: U let your doc do a procedure without asking him or her why ? I do not know any doc who would do that without a reason ! in my pts the reason i would do it and i would tell them the reason before hand , would be post menopausal bleeding, or too thick endometrium on a pelvic ultrasound, or endometrial cells seen on a pap, but my pt would know why and have the choice to refuse the bx. ...Read more
FSH of 60 & 45 after d/c loestrin 3 mon ago. Endometrial biopsy normal. Still light bleeding. Could this be ovulation?
Lab test, endometrial biopsy all were negative for my heavy bleeding i had my tubes tired what other options don't want hormone therapy?
Bleeding and cramping (both mild) after endometrial biopsy 23 days ago. Have a "double uterus" . Is treatment urgent? Ok to wait 14 days for appt.?
Okay to wait: If the pain is not interfering with your daily life, it would be appropriate to wait for your appointment. Wish you good health! ...Read more
During endometrial biopsy doctor removed polyp in october. Now random vaginal bleeding between periods. Im in my forties, do I need to go back to dr?
Mid cycle bleeding all test including endometrial biopsy pap smear pelvic ultrasound harmones normal i'm obese 36 age kids 14 , 8 c section?
I went to my gynecologist today for heavy bleeding and he performed an endometrial biopsy and injected me inside my cervix with adrenaline. What is the reason ?He warned me my heart will race. Why?
Control bleeding: The Epinephrine was injected to control the bleeding that may result from the endometrial biopsy. Epinephrine (or adrenaline) when absorbed into the blood stream will increase your heart rate, and you may experience this as palpitations in the chest. This should go away in a coupe hours. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
With painful periods w/large clots, the ob gyn did a endometrial biopsy. After 4 days, i'm still spotting/bleeding w/pain after walking little. Ideas?
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