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Dear Doctors, I am a 68 yr. woman. Tests show my Uterus has

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Dear Doctors, I am a 68 yr. young woman. Tests show my Uterus has a very thick lining and is prolapsed. My doctor was not able to do a biopsy and D&C at the hospital in surgery because my Cervix is closed. He suggests removing the Uterus. I have been taking Estrogen for aboiut 12 years and this is worrisome. Is there any way to do the biopsy without resorting to the hysterectomy? Thank you, Margo
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Jef Burk replied 7 years ago.

Hi

Was the attempt at a D&C made under a general anesthetic?

Dr Jef

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I was out. They put something down my throat. My doctor did try firist in his office to do the biopsy, and he said he tried a couple of different methods. No luck so we scheuled the operating room. I cd not believe when I woke up that he still cd not get thru the second opening if that makes sense.
Expert:  Jef Burk replied 7 years ago.

Hi

Yes I understand - thank-you.

I must say that this is an unusual situation.

However I agree 100% with your own Drs plan.

You do not need your uterus anymore and it is imperative that we find out what is going on.

Hysterectomy is the only sensible option.

Dr Jef

Please get back to me if you would like to discuss this some more.

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