CSN Login
Members Online: 14

Choking / Coughing

DCH
Posts: 2
Joined: May 2014

Hi! I recently started choking and coughing when I eat. My GI took 3 biopsies last Weds.

How long does it take for results? This is my 1st time.

Thank you!

paul61's picture
paul61
Posts: 1107
Joined: Apr 2010

Sorry for the need for biopsies. Normally if your GI takes biopsies it means he sees something he is not sure of. I my case it took three days for the results to get to my GI; but sometimes it can take a bit longer, if a weekend is involved or if the lab they use is a distance away. If the results indicate cancer they normally call your GI imediately and you will get a call from him/her directly to schedule follow up appointments with an oncologist and to schedule CT scans and blood work.

I hope your results indicate someting other than esophageal cancer. 

Best Regards,

Paul Adams

McCormick, South Carolina
DX 10/2009 T2N1M0  Stage IIB - Ivor Lewis Surgery  12/3/2009 - Post Surgery Chemotherapy 2/2009 – 6/2009
Cisplatin, Epirubicin, 5 FU - Four Year Survivor

 

Subscribe with RSS
About Cancer Society

The content on this site is for informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Do not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified healthcare provider. Please consult your healthcare provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition. Use of this online service is subject to the disclaimer and the terms and conditions.

Copyright 2000-2014 © Cancer Survivors Network