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I had a cystoscopy and hydroistention done on December 12,2014 and now I have terrible back, side, vagina and leg pain. What could this be?

I had  a cystoscopy and hydroistention done on December 12,2014 and now I have terrible back, side, vagina and leg pain. What could this be?

Interstitial cystiti : if you had a hydrodistention and bladder examination with a cystoscope that suggests that urologist believes that you have interstitial cystitis. Hydrodistention of your bladder may have exacerbated this chronic pain condition temporarily. talk to your urologist about your symptoms ...Read more

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Cystoscopy (Definition)

Cystoscopy is a procedure where a small instrument called a cystoscope is inserted into the urethra and advanced into the bladder in order to visualize the ...Read more


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Hello Doctor, I am 30 years of age and gave birth to my second son 6 months ago ...I have left side flank pain since a week after delivery and utis for three months which were treated with antibiotics .I have several check ups like cystoscopy and kidney u

Here are some...: Glad to see you have gone thus far in evaluating left flank pain with unyielding conclusion in the sickness of urinary tracts, I assumed. Beyond such, we need to look into possible disorders of muscles, joints, or nerves of the region. How to get the related things sorted out correctly may not be that hard if following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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Cystoscopy surgery on July 9th. Stent put in on left side. Get it removed 27th. Cramp like pain and blood in urine. Normal?

Cystoscopy surgery on July 9th. Stent put in on left side. Get it removed 27th. Cramp like pain and blood in urine. Normal?

Yes , Could be : Most likely you are passing stone(s) , drink plenty of water and speak to your urologist , most likely will call you for for follow up care or you take appointment . ...Read more

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3 months left side abdo & flank pain and tenderness blood urine cystoscopy & CT scan fine. No diarrhea, but some constipation. Colonoscopy next. Cause?

3 months left side abdo & flank pain and tenderness blood urine cystoscopy & CT scan fine. No diarrhea, but some constipation. Colonoscopy next. Cause?

Possibilities: A ct scan could have missed a kidney stone that passed just before the scan. It could also miss diverticulitis, depending on whether the ct scan was done with both IV and oral contrast. Colonoscopy is definitely the next thing to do. Another consideration is endometriosis, ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, or inflammatory bowel disease. ...Read more

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Does having a cystoscopy hurt?

Does having a cystoscopy hurt?

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

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How painful is cystoscopy procedure?

How painful is cystoscopy procedure?

Not terribly: It's usually done in office without anesthesia. A bit uncomfortable, but nothing to be overly worried about. ...Read more

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How do I avoid pain from a cystoscopy?

How do I avoid pain from a cystoscopy?

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

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What are the risk factor for cystoscopy?

Low: Cystoscopy has low risks - pain/discomfort, infection, and bleeding. The risk of bladder perforation should be almost zero unless a biopsy or tumor resection needs to be performed. These procedures should only be performed by a trained urologist. ...Read more

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I'm scared for female cystoscopy- painful?

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 more

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