Users' questions

How long does tongue biopsy results take?

How long does tongue biopsy results take?

It seems typically that people are routinely told about 2 weeks for results but it can vary quite vastly depending on a number of things.

Does a tongue biopsy hurt?

Your tongue is very sensitive so a needle biopsy may be uncomfortable even when numbing medicine is used. Your tongue can be tender or sore, and it may feel slightly swollen after the biopsy. You may have stitches or an open sore where the biopsy was done.

When was the last time I had a tongue biopsy?

Go to latest post 197 replies, last reply 2 years ago. Tongue Biopsy. Waiting on results It was last wednesday that I went to the oral surgeon to have a biopsy done on my tongue where I have some white patches/spots on the top and forward section of my tongue.

Can a nasopharyngoscope show the base of the tongue?

Nasopharyngoscopes allows a thorough visualization of the upper aerodigestive tract in the clinic and is very useful to see lesions in the base of the tongue. Your first CT results were suggestive of reactionary lymph nodeenlargement (post infection) and an inflammation in the base of the tongue and your throat (complicated).

What to expect from a tongue biopsy-Colgate?

If you have an abnormal growth or lesion – not caused by a mouth infection or tongue trauma – you’ll most likely get a referral to an oral surgeon for a tongue biopsy. You might wonder what’s involved before, during, and after such a biopsy. After all, your tongue is dear to you in eating, talking, and making silly faces.

How big is TNM staging of the base of the tongue?

Note that TNM staging of the base of the tongue carcinoma is as follows: T1 – Tumor (T) smaller than 2 cm in greatest dimension T2 – Larger than 2 cm but smaller than 4 cm in greatest dimension T3 – Larger than 4 cm in greatest dimension T4 – Invades adjacent structures (eg, bone, soft tissue of neck, deep muscles of tongue)

How long does it take for tongue biopsy to settle down?

Re: Tongue biopsy. It all settled down fully after about two weeks for me. There is a lot of ‘referred’ pain from the mouth area, which causes some pain anywhere in the ears, nose and throat apparently, so don’t let the pain panic you anymore if you can help it. Best of luck with the results.

How is a tongue biopsy done at Mount Sinai?

Tongue biopsy. A tongue biopsy is a minor surgery that is done to remove a small piece of the tongue. The tissue is then examined under a microscope. How the Test is Performed. A tongue biopsy can be done using a needle. You will get numbing medicine at the place where the biopsy is to be done.

Nasopharyngoscopes allows a thorough visualization of the upper aerodigestive tract in the clinic and is very useful to see lesions in the base of the tongue. Your first CT results were suggestive of reactionary lymph nodeenlargement (post infection) and an inflammation in the base of the tongue and your throat (complicated).

What are the risks of a tongue biopsy?

Risks for this procedure include: 1 Bleeding 2 Infection 3 Swelling of the tongue (can obstruct the airway and cause breathing difficulty)