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Blood in urine after radiation for prostate cancer

A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 21 years experience
Cystoscopy: You need a urologic evaluation including ct scan and cystoscopy. It could be irritation from the prostate radiation but bladder cancer after prostat... Read More
Dr. Uma Swamy
Radiation Oncology 17 years experience
Possibly: Radiation therapy can cause inflammatory changes in the bladder which can result in microscopic blood in the urine. However a urine cytology should be... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 28 years experience
Yes: Having advanced prostate cancer, stage IV disease, can cause blood in the urine by local extension of the tumor into the bladder or by causing local i... Read More
Dr. Richard Sarle
Urology 23 years experience
Blood in urine: Yes...Any blood in urine requires urologist eval.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 21 years experience
Biopsy side effect: If he had a prostate biopsy to rule out cancer, the blood in his urine is likely coming from this and should clear rapidly. Otherwise, he needs to be... Read More
Dr. Naveen Kella
Urologic Oncology 24 years experience
Biopsy: If it was a couple weeks after the biopsy, you have your answer. Either way, see your urologist.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Bladder cancer would be my first concern. Someone needs to look in ur bladder.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Stop worrying: You're 35 years old. Strictures are common in young guys, especially since you had a stone and perhaps instrumentation. Bladder cancer is rare and pro... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Infection,tumourSton: Can be due to following reasons 1 infections in bladder or kidneys 2 bladder or kidney stone 3tumours and cancer of bladder or kidneys 4benign pro... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes, possible: Above scenario appears consistent with a passed stone, however you are left with the 2 conditions that contributed, taking a blood thinner and the pro... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Here are some...: Radiation intends to kill cancers but always accompanying its collateral injury to all the tissues projected through. As a result, nature or features ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 28 years experience
Yes: One of the potential side effects for radiation therapy to treat prostate cancer is rectal bleeding. This can occur after brachytherapy or external b... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
Radiation Oncology 17 years experience
Not really: I'm not sure what you mean by focal (brachytherapy?) but with either external beam radiation or brachytherapy men do not routinely have their blood ch... Read More