Surgical clinic?!!

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Hi I had a colonoscopy on the 5th sep, phoned Dr for results of biopsys yesterday nothing yet rang treatment centre today where I had it done she said there is a back log in results and to ring back end of sep! Got home to an outpatients apt at the surgical clinic in 3 weeks time...spoke to drs again who said they don't have this letter and treatment centre now closed has anybody else had a similar thing after there's? The colonoscopy appeared normal and results of bippsys aren't back yet so why are they sending me to a surgical clinic? Very worried now is it normal practice? Thanks

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    My hospitals policy on biopsy results is " if you don`t hear from us within 2 weeks everything is all clear"..they only contact me if the biopsies revealed something suspicious. Did they find any polyps during the colonocopy:...if any found i assume they sent these for biopsy? The doctor doing the procedure, or one of his team, would normally give you a good idea of the results of the colonoscopy on the day..what did the doctor say?. I would imagine the surgical dept appointment letter is a routine follow up. Just because it says "surgical appointment" doesn`t mean they have found something...surgical is the dept in general for colonoscopies and a surgical doctor would have done the colonoscopy....regards and best wishes!

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    Some specialists do it all by letter/phone call. Some like a face-to-face. Or, possibly it is just an administrative error. I doubt if it is anything to worry about and probably just a routine procedure. My present colonoscopist likes to see you afterwards.
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