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Will Bladder Biopsy Cause Problems Urinating
Yes: Having a bladder biopsy may cause temporary urinary symptoms with voiding due to bladder irritability from the biopsy itself. As the bladder heals from the biopsy, these symptoms resolve and urinary function will return to normal. Symptoms usually include burning with urination, urinary frequency, and suprapubic pressure. ...Read more
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
I had a bladder biopsy done a month a go, everytime I do some lifting i see blood on my urine, why?
Bladder Biopsy: The biopsy could have been performed because you had experienced unrelenting signs of an infection, or, unlikely at your age, there was concern about a tumor. The connection of gross hematuria (blood) to lifting may reflect that the site of the biopsy hasn't healed quite yet, but continued bleeding suggests that the original problem hasn't been diagnosed yet. I would follow up with your urologist. ...Read more
Biopsy scab: Bleeding 10 days to 2 weeks after biopsy is common and usually reflects sloughing of the scab formed when the biopsy was taken. It usually is a self limited process (resolves on its own) unless the biopsy was from a tumor, in which case the bleeding will be more unpredictable. ...Read more
Staphylococcus was found to be in my bladder biopsy - what causes this bug? Could it be the reason for my severe inflammation and bleeding?
Sure?: Are you very sick? Acute hemorrhagic cystitis is not uncommon, and usually resolved quickly with antibiotics. Did you have urine culture? If really sick from uti, blood culture may be required. Usually, no cystoscopy and biopsy are done at acute phase of cystitis. So, correlation with urine culture, blood culture, and current bladder biopsy would be interesting and useful to sort out what... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was wondering is a cystoscopy (bladder biopsy) standard procedure if you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer?
Not routinely: I have not seen a cystoscopy routinely done for prostate cancer. It could be considered if the cancer was very advanced and there was suspicion of bladder invasion. It could be considered to evaluate blood with urination to find the source of bleeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Common for ? cancer: Bladder biopsy is necessary in all cases of suspected or proven bladder tumors. Suspected by abnormal appearing area/s or lesions in bladder lining. Necessary to make complete diagnosis when tumor is found by cystoscopy, ultrasound, ct or mri. Pathology of biopsy specimen helps to identify + grade type + severity of malignancy. As well as degree of invasion (stageing). Necessary to plan treatment. ...Read more
A small tissue piece: A bladder biopsy is typically done during a cystoscopy whereby a urologist inserts a special camera into the bladder and is able to take a piece of tissue (biopsy) to be further examined by a pathologist under the microscope. The pathologist then makes a specific diagnosis which can range from benign to malignant. ...Read more
Possibly: Undifferentiated carcinoma means that the tumor is not showing the normal patterns seen for a transitional or urothelial (lining of the bladder) tumor. However, undifferentiated tumors are usually very active in growth: which means they also respond better and more completely to radiation, chemotherapy or other methods of treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
To give info.: Biopsies help provide information as to what exactly caused the disease in you. The answer will help with treatment options. In the case of your gall bladder, you may have gall stones and figuring out what type of stones they are may help your dr. Tell you what foods you should or should not eat more of, etc. Biopsies will also let us know if there are any malignant cells. ...Read more
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
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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