• Laura Laura
    February 09, 2010
    My doctor wants to do a biopsy. What does all this mean?
    Laura Laura
    February 09, 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?



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  • Paul February 09, 2010
    February 09, 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.



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