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Doctor insights on: Will I Have To Get Poked With A Needle When I Get A Cystometrogram

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Will I have to get poked with a needle when I get a cystometrogram?

Will I have to get poked with a needle when I get a cystometrogram?

No: Cmg is relatively painless. The biggest issue with the testing is that it is a little embarrassing because you do have to be undressed from the waist down to do the testing. The EMG or nerve conduction portion of the test can usually be done without using needles unless you have some complicating factors. I try to use patch EMG whenever i can to minimize the needle use. ...Read more

Dr. Mitchell Schuster
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Cystometrogram (Definition)

Cystometrograms can be simple or complex. The testing evaluates the bladder in terms of storage and in voiding. With the use of emg, you cans see nerve function, and wether the nerves are working together in correct voiding. The tests are very important in evaluation of complex voiding and storage ...Read more


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Cystometrogram ordered-- what are they looking for?

Cystometrogram ordered-- what are they looking for?

Bladder function: A cmg measures bladder pressure and capacity and is helpful in deciding the causes of incontinence or retention of urine. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: cystometrogram?

Test of voiding: Cystometrograms can be simple or complex. The testing evaluates the bladder in terms of storage and in voiding. With the use of emg, you cans see nerve function, and wether the nerves are working together in correct voiding. The tests are very important in evaluation of complex voiding and storage problems of the bladder. ...Read more

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Is there a shot or an i.V. Involved when doing a cystometrogram?

No need: Cystometrogram requires only a catheter in the bladder because the study involves only bladder filling whilst recording intravesical pressures. ...Read more

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Will I have to get poked with a needle when I get an anoscopy?

Will I have to get poked with a needle when I get an anoscopy?

No: If they look further with a colonoscopy then an IV is necessary, but for anoscopy no needle is needed. ...Read more

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Will I have to get poked with a needle when I get a dermabrasion?

Will I have to get poked with a needle when I get a dermabrasion?

Probably not: This procedure is basically a gentle scraping of your skin to smoothen it. It can be irritating...Thus your doc may use a topical anesthetic before the procedure is done...So needle is not really needed in this case.... ...Read more

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Will I have to get poked with a needle when I get a fluoroscopy?

Will I have to get poked with a needle when I get  a fluoroscopy?

No unless: No needle, but some the doctor want certain area and this area could not be seen without injecting a dye to the vien. ...Read more

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Will I have to get poked with a needle when I get a cryosurgery?

Will I have to get poked with a needle when I get  a cryosurgery?

No: Typically cryosurgery of the cervix is done without any local anesthetic because the freezing of the cervix actually numbs the cervix and minimizes the discomfort. You usually will experience a little cramping like a menstrual cycle and premedication with Ibuprofen can help with this. ...Read more