Users' questions

Do you know the results of the endoscopy and biopsy?

Do you know the results of the endoscopy and biopsy?

They didn’t tell me the results of the endoscopy, they told my mum when she picked me up. They never said anything about why they took the biopsy, just said they took one. They only took one biopsy. i was kind of hoping i would have the results in a few days but i guess that’s just wishful thinking. 15 mins worry time a day is a good idea actually.

How long does it take for USC biopsy after endoscopy?

The majority of endoscopy samples are treated as non-urgent and not USC. The time scale for USC biopsy (urgent suspected cancer) is 5 days. For larger specimens it is 8 days. For a sample which is not USC you are looking at about 6-8 weeks before the sample is assessed by a consultant. This is due to a ‘pool’ backlog of cases.

What do you need to know about a stomach biopsy?

A gastric (stomach) tissue biopsy and culture is a medical procedure used to diagnose stomach conditions. A stomach biopsy can detect bacteria, inflammation, and cancers. It is usually performed …

How are biopsy procedures used to diagnose cancer?

Skin biopsy procedures include: 1 Shave biopsy. During a shave biopsy, the doctor uses a tool similar to a razor to scrape the surface of your skin. 2 Punch biopsy. During a punch biopsy, the doctor uses a circular tool to remove a small section of your skin’s deeper layers. 3 Incisional biopsy. 4 Excisional biopsy. …

They didn’t tell me the results of the endoscopy, they told my mum when she picked me up. They never said anything about why they took the biopsy, just said they took one. They only took one biopsy. i was kind of hoping i would have the results in a few days but i guess that’s just wishful thinking. 15 mins worry time a day is a good idea actually.

The majority of endoscopy samples are treated as non-urgent and not USC. The time scale for USC biopsy (urgent suspected cancer) is 5 days. For larger specimens it is 8 days. For a sample which is not USC you are looking at about 6-8 weeks before the sample is assessed by a consultant. This is due to a ‘pool’ backlog of cases.

Skin biopsy procedures include: 1 Shave biopsy. During a shave biopsy, the doctor uses a tool similar to a razor to scrape the surface of your skin. 2 Punch biopsy. During a punch biopsy, the doctor uses a circular tool to remove a small section of your skin’s deeper layers. 3 Incisional biopsy. 4 Excisional biopsy.

Are there any side effects to a gastric biopsy?

After the biopsy, the actual processed specimen and culture test take place in a laboratory and carry no risk. Most people experience few side effects from the endoscopy, but the procedure does have some risks. These include perforation in your stomach, upper small intestine, or esophagus, and bleeding where tissue samples were taken.