A 37-year-old member asked:
How bad does a vcug hurt during the test?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 38 years experience
VCUG…: Shouldn't be painful since usually the bladder catheter is coated with Lidocaine gel to numb the urethra when it's being inserted. Instillation of contrast ("dye") doesn't hurt. Catheter is removed. Xrays are taken (or fluoroscope used) while you pee into towels.
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Last updated Jun 26, 2014
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