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What is procedure for removing a lesion on the bladder and how do you take a biopsy of the lesion

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Cystoscopy: A tube passed through the urethra into the bladder is the usual way to inspect and remove lesions in the bladder.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Carter
38 years experience Urology
Best wait on report: The depth a polyp or tumor extends into the bladder wall is not usually determined by ultrasound - it would not be very accurate. The only way you can ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anderson Bauer
17 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not routinely: I have not seen a cystoscopy routinely done for prostate cancer. It could be considered if the cancer was very advanced and there was suspicion of bl ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Wait for report: the only way , to tell weather is benign or malignant. If any suspicious looking lesions are found during cystoscopy , biopsy will be done to make sur ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lauren Stegman
26 years experience Radiation Oncology
It Depends: The rate and extent of healing depend on the amount of radiation received, the time since radiation, the size of the wound, other medical problems a p ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Constant: The nerves that control the ability of the urinary bladder to contract come from lumbar nerves. Any spinal deformity that interferes with such neurol ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Harris
30 years experience Urogynecology
Depends: It really depends on how much volume you are voiding. Most people void with 10-15 ounces and can void about half an ounce per second so you can do the ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Antibiotic: Urinary tract infections are caused by an infectious agent in the urinary system. This is usually a bacteria and usually is limited to the bladder (i ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes you can: U r hopefully on antibiotics for the cystitis. Your dr. Would probably approve of pyridium, uristat (phenazopyridine) or Azo all have same ingredient ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer: Though an indwelling Foley catheter can be a valuable tool or necessity in patient care when used properly, there are a number of potential complicati ... Read More

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