Doctor insights on:
Catheter After Cystoscopy
My father was done cystiscopy and has folly catheter for 10 days duration now removed folly but my father felt loss of control urination .?
Get evaluated.: After having a foley catheter for over a week, the bladder could be irritated or inflamed, provoking bladder spasms. These spams are uncontrolled contractions of the bladder, and can lead to urinary leakage. This should improve with time. A urinary infection is also a possibility, which can provoke leakage and should be treated. See the urologist for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A catheter is a thin plastic tube that is inserted into the body to obtain fluids/blood or give medicine. So some catheters can be placed in the veins and medicine given directly into the body, IV fluids given or blood sampled. A catheter can be placed in the bladder ...Read more
My husband had a cystiscopy he could not urinate so the dr put a folly catheter for 14 days they removed it and he still is not urinating properly onl?
Some discomfort: Cystoscopy involves placing a telescope into the bladder to make sure there aren't any abnormalities involving the inner surface or within the bladder. The procedure is usually done in the office and utilizes a flexible scope which is much less uncomfortable than metal rigid scopes used in the past. You may have some pressure and discomfort with insertion of the scope but lidocaine jelly is used ...Read more
Work with urologist: A cystoscopy is usually performed in the office. Local numbing gel should be placed in the urethra. Discomfort occurs when the scope passes across the urinary sphincter, and if the bladder overfills with the irrigation. Communicate with your urologist, making sure to let them know if you are having pain. Try to relax, maybe bring headphones and listen to music. Many do tolerate this well. ...Read more
Medical education: Educate your self about your condition and your treatment options to include cystoscopy. Find out the risks involved with having the surgery vice not having the surgery. Write down your questions before you see your physician. Let the medical team know about your concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are...: The involved procedures are done under anesthesia so you would not feel a thing during the procedures. Cystoscopy is used to gain access through urethra into the bladder for diagnosis as well as rx for many conditions. Ureteroscopy, with much finer ; longer instruments, is used to diagnose and treat various diseases in ureters ; kidneys. And either scope can be rigid or flexible. Detail? Ask... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Here are some...: Cystoscopy is a direct look through urethra into bladder with a telescope under optical vision to see if there are tumor, blockage, stone, stricture, foreign body, etc. Urodynamics is done to test how your bladder and urethra work together, normally or abnormally, and how the urine control can be, so to decide if surgery for blockage or incontinence is needed or not, and how to do them. So, ask dr. ...Read more
Can a cystoscopy be done under sedation? I am terrified of this procedure and would like to know what my options may be. Thanks!
I need to have a Cystoscopy in Nov.I'm really having anxiety...badly about this.the procedure itself that is. Is this a simple basic thing?
Overall: Cystoscopy isn't a particularly risky procedure. I know that doesn't make it any bit less anxiety provoking, as undergoing any procedure(sometimes even just blood draws) can be very stressful. You may want to review any of your concerns with your urologist to help allay any fears you might have. But if your anxiety is that bad, review this with your primary care to come up with a solution. ...Read more