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Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Is a blood clot in urine normal after prostate biopsy?

Is a blood clot in urine normal after prostate biopsy?

Common: This occurs relatively commonly. If limited and otherwise does not hinder voiding, a watch and wait approach is reasonable. If not, call your doctor. ...Read more

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Had a prostate biopsy, blood in urine gone after week. Had sex later, what seemed like brake fluid comes out, engine needs cleaning. What should I do?

Had a prostate biopsy, blood in urine gone after week. Had sex later, what seemed like brake fluid comes out, engine needs cleaning. What should I do?

Prostate biopsy: It is not uncommon to have blood in the ejaculate for many weeks following needle biopsy of the prostate. Remember, just like a bruise, blood changes color as it breaks down. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have blood in my urine after having a prostate biopsy?

Is it normal to have blood in my urine after having a prostate biopsy?

Yes: After a prostate biopsy, one can expect to have blood in the urine, stool, and sperm. These are usually self-limited and need no special treatment. Increase your fluid intake and monitor. If there is any pain, fevers, or heavy bleeding, call you urologist immediately. ...Read more

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Had prostate biopsy 12 days ago and even though my urologist told me that I would see blood in my urine, its been a while now. I still see blood/pain.

Had prostate biopsy 12 days ago and even though my urologist told me that I would see blood in my urine, its been a while now. I still see blood/pain.

Let me explain: After a prostate biopsy, you'll probably need to take an antibiotic for a few days. You may feel slight soreness and have some light bleeding from your rectum. You may have blood in your urine or stools for a few days. You may also notice that your semen has a red or rust-colored tint caused by a small amount of blood in your semen. This can last for several weeks. ...Read more

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My PSA is 5, is prostate biopsy recommended. I have no symptoms. No blood in stool or urine.

My PSA is 5, is prostate biopsy recommended. I have no symptoms. No blood in stool or urine.

You Should consider: Normal PSA (Prostatic Specific Antigen) 2.5- 3.0 ng/ml Based on the levels, examination of prostate, due to peak incidence at your age, your doctor recommended and follow your doctor's advise, it is a low risk procedure, At your age yes if you are two more decades older (75) then will be no (now most take that path) ...Read more

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I had a transrectal prostate biopsy 8 days ago. Sometimes after sleep, when I urinate, bright red blood first comes out. Then clear urine. Cause?

I had a transrectal prostate biopsy 8 days ago. Sometimes after sleep, when I urinate, bright red blood first comes out. Then clear urine. Cause?

Prostate biopsy: This is considered normal after needle biopsies of the prostate. It will clear up with time. Mention it to your urologist at follow up. ...Read more

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How long after a prostate biopsy should blood be leaking out?

1 or 2 days: There should not be excessive bleeding after a prostate biopsy. Should clear up after a couple of days. Call the urologist it bleeding is severe or persists. ...Read more

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How long after having a prostate biopsy should I be seeing blood in my semen?

Weeks to months: Hematospermia/hemospermia is very common immediately after a PNBx, but may continue for up to several months afterwards as well. Of course, other factors such as asprin/NSAIDs may prolong your "bleeding.". ...Read more

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Blood clots after prostate biopsy, how long?

Couple of days: Blood clots after prostate biopsy are not common though bleeding to some extent may last up to about a week. ...Read more

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How long should I expect to have blood in my pee after having a prostate biopsy?

How long should I expect to have blood in my pee after having a prostate biopsy?

Prostate biopsy: Blood in the urine is very common after prostate biopsy. It ususally clears up in a few days (3-5), but it may be sporadically present 1-2 weeks after the biopsy. If there are multiple blood clots and or difficulty urinating/retnetion of urine you should see you physician immedialtely or go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Urine test showed a 6.7 psa level, should I accept the recommendation for a prostate biopsy?

Urine test showed a 6.7 psa level, should I accept the recommendation for a prostate biopsy?

Probably: A blood test with a psa of 6.7 is hi. But other factors need to be taken into account such as your age, overall health, and your 10 year life expectancy. If you are young anf healthy, then a biopsy is usually recommended. As an alternative, active monitoring of the blood in 3 months is also an option but you must closely monitor the psa as it may signify prostate cancer. ...Read more

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Boyfriend had a prostate biopsy lst wk, we had intercourse last night and his semen was mixed with blood and he came inside me should I panic?

Boyfriend had a prostate biopsy lst wk, we had intercourse last night and his semen was mixed with blood and he came inside me should I panic?

Blood: Bloody semen can occur for a number of reasons. The medical term is hematospermia and is more common than many realize.

Contact the surgeon who performed the biopsy and discuss further.

Here is a good resource of information: http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/457632-overview ...Read more

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What is my urologist looking for in a blood test after a positive prostate biopsy, possibly wanting to check white cell count??

Probably PSA: Not sure what a "positive" biopsy means, unless this means one for cancer. PSA is prostate specific antigen and is a blood test to tell what level exists before treatment. ...Read more

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My prostate biopsy came back positive for cancer. Doctor ordered a blood test. Would he possibly be checking my white blood cell count?

My prostate biopsy came back positive for cancer. Doctor ordered a blood test. Would he possibly be checking my white blood cell count?

No: Blood tests done for prostate cancer are usually done for two reasons. One is to get a baseline PSA. The other is to look for bone metastases. Alkaline Phosphatase can go up if the cancer has spread to the bone. Ask your doctor when you get the results. ...Read more

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Biopsy (Definition)

Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...Read more


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Prostate (Definition)

The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more