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Can another fna thyroid nodule biopsy be taken 2 weeks after a previous fna biopsy?

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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Better to wait

Cytopathologists may preferr that you wait a couple of months if it is slightly suspicious but inconclusive.
Inflammation can make interpretion harder. On the other hand, if the fna was nondiagnostic because of too few cells, it is desirable to repeat it within a reasonably short period of time.

In brief: Better to wait

Cytopathologists may preferr that you wait a couple of months if it is slightly suspicious but inconclusive.
Inflammation can make interpretion harder. On the other hand, if the fna was nondiagnostic because of too few cells, it is desirable to repeat it within a reasonably short period of time.
Dr. Richard Orr
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: It can but why

It can be done 2 weeks after the first one, but i wonder why it needs to be done.
Was the first one not informative?

In brief: It can but why

It can be done 2 weeks after the first one, but i wonder why it needs to be done.
Was the first one not informative?
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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