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Biopsy bandage off

A few days under the two week mark, and the bandage was only hanging on by a thread, so I removed it. Underneath was a one to two inch long pink line, with a single clear thread hanging out a millimeter or so (probably not on purpose, as I was told all stitches were under the skin.). 126 more words

Myasthenia Gravis

Microbiology Case Study: A 52 Year Old Woman's Routine Colonoscopy Results

A 52 year old woman with no significant past medical history presented for a routine colonoscopy screening. During the colonoscopy, the mucosa of the colon was abnormal with a vascular pattern that was distorted. 379 more words

Microbiology

A Spoonful of Sugar..

Those that read Lumps and Bumps, I’m pleased to say that I received the results from the recent biopsy and there is nothing untoward.  Tests have discovered a plethora of lacking minerals and vitamin levels so I’m on a cocktail which should have me fixed up soon.   221 more words

Cancer Talk #4: A Confused Second Biopsy Result and a Bad Decision

I am certain that everyone’s made a mistake or 1000 in their lifetime. I have for sure, and up until 2 years ago I have lived with them and made peace with what I did wrong, hoping that I learned my lesson and not repeat the same mistakes twice. 574 more words

Cancer Talk

Gastritis - what the heck?

This past week was busy with my father in law passing away. The day of his visitation I had scope that had already been scheduled for two months. 505 more words

Autoimmune Disease

The Results Recount

The results of the biopsy were inconclusive. Of the 12 samples taken, two had a shade of prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia and one had a touch of atypical small acinar proliferation.. 1,438 more words

Musings

Third Time Was A Charm...So To Speak

I’ve probably mentioned this a thousand times by now but a biopsy is the only definitive way to get an accurate diagnosis for sarcoidosis. As is typical with this disease, even these can come back as inconclusive though. 951 more words

Awareness