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Is it normal to be in pain for weeks after having a prostate biopsy

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 28 years experience
No: After a prostate biopsy, the discomfort should resolve very quickly. Typically the discomfort will resolve within 1 to 2 days. If there are still symp... Read More
Dr. Howard Usitalo
Urology 41 years experience
No: You may have prostatitis from the biopsy. Talk to your doctor.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 28 years experience
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
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Yes: Blood in urine for up to 48 hours is usual. If you have blood in urine one week after the biopsy, contact your doctor. Wish you good health!
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Helps with aiming biopsy needle to toward suspected tumor nodules in suspected prostate cancer.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Bleeding is normal : Blood in the urine is normal after prostate biopsy. It is probably best not to take anticoagulants while actively bleeding.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 45 years experience
See answer: It is not unusual to have some discomfort or pain in prostate/pelvic region along with some minor bleeding from rectum, penis, and/or in urine for 1-2... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Follow Doc's...: Modern prostate biopsy is done under trans-rectal ultrasound guidance after cleansing the bowel and giving antibiotics. But the regimen for bowel prep... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
See below: After cleaning the lower colon, an ultrasound probe is inserted into the rectum to visualize the gland and lesions, if detectable. A modified large bo... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Depend...: High concern for prostate cancer leads to do prostate biopsy and is based on the changing pattern of PSA iver time and the finding on digital rectal e... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Kuan
Urology 23 years experience
Not too bad: Prostate biopsy involves a ultrasound of the prostate through the rectal wall, which allows a urologist to measure the prostate, place local, examine ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
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