An endometrial biopsy is a way for your doctor to check for problems in your uterus. That’s the pear-shaped organ in your lower belly that holds a baby during pregnancy.The procedure takes just a few minutes and is it’s very safe.
- Heavy or long periods
- Periods that don’t come at the same time every month
- No periods
- Bleeding after menopause
- Bleeding after taking a breast cancer drug called tamoxifen
- A thickened uterine lining
An endometrial biopsy can’t fix or stop any of these symptoms. But it can help your doctor learn what may be wrong.