Where do I go to get a colon biopsy done?

Colonoscopy. If the biopsy is being done as part of a colonoscopy, then it would be the people that do them. Gastroenterologist, colorectal surgeons commonly.

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How long does it take for colon biopsy to heal?

One to two weeks. Often after a colon biopsy, it is difficult to find the area biopsies even a few days later. Snare polypectomy may result in a larger defect and may take longer to heal. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: colon biopsy?

Colon biopsy. Mucosal tissue obtained during colonoscopy is sent to a pathology laboratory for a pathologist to evaluate. Read more...

Please tell me, could a colon biopsy detect parasites?

Sometimes. Occasionally, parasites like amoeba and spirochetes can be seen on a colon biopsy. If parasites are suspected, a better test is stool for ova and parasites (o;p). Read more...

Will a colon biopsy affect pregnancy?

Not if done prior. However, one should not do elective colonoscopy if one is pregnant. It is more the dangers of anesthesia, that one should avoid during pregnancy. I presume your question is whether a past colon biopsy could affect the pregnancy. The answer is no. Read more...

Colon biopsy question. How often does the biopsy cause a hole in your intestine?

Colon perforation. The most feared complication of a colonoscopy or colon biopsy is the risk of perforation--inadvertently cutting through the entire thickness of the bowel wall. This complication used to occur in about 1 in 1000 persons undergoing the procedure. With improved techniques and instruments, the risk is now about 1 in 5000. Read more...