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how long does it take to heal after a prostate biopsy

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
20 years experience Pediatric Urology
Depends: Usually after 48 hrs most of the symptoms will be gone. The most common are pain with urination, pain with bowel movements and sometimes bllod in the ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: Bleeding in urine usually stops in 2-3 days, the wound in the prostate gland probably takes 7-10 days to heal.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Ng answered
16 years experience Urology
bleeding: If you are referring to bleeding, assuming you are not on any blood thinning medications, it could be anywhere up to around 2 weeks.
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some... Yes: The pace of healing after prostate biopsy widely varies to reflect the degree and kind of biopsy-related tissue injury-though intended-and personal he ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Prostate Biopsy: The duration of the procedure depends on a number of factors: 1) how many samples are taken (6, 12, 24?); 2) what kind of sedation is provided (local, ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
1 or 2 days: There should not be excessive bleeding after a prostate biopsy. Should clear up after a couple of days. Call the urologist it bleeding is severe or pe ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
57 years experience Pathology
See below: All bleeding should be gone within a week to ten days.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
< a couple days: It is not that you are still bleeding for days, but the clots may be seen for a couple of days after the biopsy. They are seen in urine or in ejaculat ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
37 years experience Urology
Weeks to months: Hematospermia/hemospermia is very common immediately after a PNBx, but may continue for up to several months afterwards as well. Of course, other fac ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
12 is enough: 12 cores are usually sufficient to sample the prostate gland. There is no particular significance to fewer than 12 or more than 12.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Couple of days: Blood clots after prostate biopsy are not common though bleeding to some extent may last up to about a week.
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