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Dr. James Lin
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Because...: The presence of fecal material inside the rectum will not just interfere sound transmission so to impair the imaging quality of the prostate. But als ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience Urology
Biopsy: Most prostate biopsies are done with you lying on your side, an ultrasound probe placed in the rectum through which numbing medicine can be administer ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Diminishing Semen: There could be several reasons: inflammation leading to less semen as the prostate heals. Retrograde ejaculation into the bladder due to prostate inf ... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Thom
14 years experience Urology
Xray test: Some men diagnosed with high-risk prostate cancer after prostate biopsy will undergo tests to evaluate for possible spread of disease to other parts o ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Not usually: There will be some blood in the urine after a prostate biopsy but it is usually very small and not of concern. If there is a lot of bleeding or other ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience Urology
Prostatitis: A prostate biopsy is performed with an ultrasound probe in the rectum and a thin needle that goes through the wall of the rectum into the prostate gla ... Read More
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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
32 years experience Radiation Oncology
No: This psa level is normal. 0 to 4 is normal. If however your last psa was much lower a year ago such as 1.2 as an example then one may want to get a f ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Yes: After a prostate biopsy, one can expect to have blood in the urine, stool, and sperm. These are usually self-limited and need no special treatment. In ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Very rare: Prostate biopsies are the only way to initially diagnose prostate cancer. Although a false positive result may occur, it is very unlikely and unlikely ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes, and treatable: There is pain but not too bad. Any over the counter medication like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin should be sufficient to relieve the pain.
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