A 62-year-old male asked:

Can radiation prostatitis cause blood clots in urine? i had 44 imrt, neurogenic bladder, self cathetarize, perineum pain and pass blood clots when self catheterizing. urologist ruled out bladder cancer, stones, uti. getting a second cystoscopy soon?

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Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 20 years experience
From what you've described it sounds like your urologist is managing this situation well and a second cystoscopy is warranted. Radiation to the prostatic and pelvic region can be associated with blood in the urine, but it warrants further work up given your history of prostate cancer.
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