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A 35-year-old male asked:

35m. urologist said weak stream a 10-11 when should be 20-30. wants to do cysto awake to look for strictures. scared. is there another way to tell?

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Dr. David Dinhofer
Radiology 41 years experience
Yes: A retrograde urethrogram is an alternative. This done by placing a catheter in the urethra by the tip of the penis. A balloon is inflated to block the urethra. Then a contrast agent is injected. This is done using x-ray images which are obtained at the time of the injection. It is a very accurate way to look for penile strictures.
Dr. Nabila Babar
Specializes in Internal Medicine
If the stream is: weak he should do uroflo study and post voiding study to check if any sign of obstruction. after that if obstruction is suspected then cysto is appropriate

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Last updated Dec 11, 2016

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