A 25-year-old female asked:
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apparently my urethra bled profusely when a cystoscope was inserted, what would be the reason for this and is that normal?

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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
May be...: It could result from urethral dilation for easier cystoscopy or occasionally and simply just an inevitable injury to a submucosal vessel of urethra. Nonetheless, such event does occur usually self-limiting with no clinical significant. For detail, ask doc timely as needed. Best luck...
Answered on Apr 14, 2014

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