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When should an endometrial biopsy be done for abnormal bleeding?

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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Varies

The endometrial biopsy is usually done to assess for cancer.
Postmenopausal bleeding always warrants evaluation either by emb or by d;c. Abnormal bleeding in a young woman is less likely to be due to cancer.

In brief: Varies

The endometrial biopsy is usually done to assess for cancer.
Postmenopausal bleeding always warrants evaluation either by emb or by d;c. Abnormal bleeding in a young woman is less likely to be due to cancer.
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