Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

what kind of enema for a prostrte biopsy

A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
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

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure : The rectum is not related to the cervix so if an enema is needed then a cervical procedure is not a reason to avoid it.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Stein
Specializes in Hepatology
Depends: On the organ and diagnosis. If it is for liver cancer, then usually a percutaneous (through the skin) liver biopsy is done (though not the only route ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends on what is: needed. Generally the most common are Fleet plain enema or a fleet mineral oil enema or equivalent store brand. Warm soap suds enema using a mild soap ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Can't tell: Kindly ask the ordering physician/pathologist who wrote the report,
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Relatively safe: Procedure , in few can develop complication like sepsis , bleeding etc you have to discuss with your doctor , biopsy is 'still 'needed to confirm ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
Appendix: There are tumors which can arise within the appendix. The most common would be a carcinoid. Most of these are incidental and of no clinical signific ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stacy Yamasaki
33 years experience Radiology
Ask the provider: Each provider may have their own prep. Here is a link that may answer more of your questions. http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=lowergi
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Needle : Needle biopsy of a lymph node may reveal a tumor that has spread from an internal organ, a malignant lymphoma arising in a lymph node or a non-canc ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Sometimes coagulated blood looks like tissue (it's the plasma portion of your blood, that when coagulated takes on a stringy, tan appearance). Cervic ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month