• Laura Laura
    February 08, 2010
    My doctor wants to do a biopsy. What does all this mean?
    Laura Laura
    February 08, 2010

    I had a normal pap smear but endometrial cells were found.  I am 46 years old and the nurse told me I am too young to have findings like this.  My doctor wants to do a biopsy.  What does all this mean?

    READ MORE

FROM OUR EXPERTS

This question has not been answered by one of our experts yet.


FROM OUR COMMUNITY

  • Paul February 08, 2010
    Paul
    February 08, 2010

    Biopsy is simply collecting some of your cells from a suspect area and having the lab verify or dismiss a suspected condition. So the doctor is trying to be more certain that the initial suspicion is supported, before any treatment. I'm hoping the biopsy verifies what your nurse thought. I wish you the best.

     

    Here is an article about Endometriosis and there are links on the left to other parts of the article.

     

     

    READ MORE
You should know Answers to your question are meant to provide general health information but should not replace medical advice you receive from a doctor. No answers should be viewed as a diagnosis or recommended treatment for a condition. Content posted by community members does not necessarily reflect the views of Remedy Health Media, which also reserves the right to remove material deemed inappropriate.