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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Oates
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
No: A slight bit uncomfortable is what most women would say but should not be "painful"

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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Donato
25 years experience Urology
Bladder Envisioned: Cystoscopy, or a look in the bladder using a scope, can reveal the source of bleeding in the urine, pain in the bladder, weakness to the urine stream ... Read More
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Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Not very: If the procedure is done properly, and local anesthesia can be used, the ordeal is not that painful at all. Hopefully, if you need the procedure, it ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Kusher
38 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not terribly: It's usually done in office without anesthesia. A bit uncomfortable, but nothing to be overly worried about.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
No: It shouldn't be painful although there is a slight pinch initially. Not a major discomfort by any stretch of the imagination.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Medical education: Educate your self about your condition and your treatment options to include cystoscopy. Find out the risks involved with having the surgery vice not ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Practically, you may drive home after uneventful diagnostic cystoscopy under local anesthesia. However, social high demand for political correctness h ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
Procedures that...: Visualize the urinary tract. A cystoscopy is used to inspect the bladder and urethra. This is usually performed in the office, with some local numbing ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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It depends.: If you are just doing a cystoscopy, in most cases this can be done while you are awake. If the surgeon is doing another procedure at the same time th ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
Usually uncomfortabl: Performing a cystoscopy is an office procedure done with local anesthesia only. It is usually a little uncomfortable but not very painful. Having canc ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
37 years experience Anesthesiology
Being subjective: sensation, I don't think it would be possible to predict your individual response and qualify it as a discomfort or pain. Having said that, it might b ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Post procedure: It is normal to have some pain the day after cystoscopy, but the amount of pain may vary depending on what is wrong (why you had the procedure). If un ... Read More

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