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How would you know if you a bladder infection or bladder cancer?
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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In brief: Symptoms
Pain with urination, urinary frequency, and passing blood in the urine can be symptoms of bladder cancer or infection.
Sending a urine specimen to the lab can help differentiate the two, but the definitive test is a cystoscopy. In this exam a urologist inserts a camera into the bladder through the urethra and taking a sample of any abnormal growths.

In brief: Symptoms
Pain with urination, urinary frequency, and passing blood in the urine can be symptoms of bladder cancer or infection.
Sending a urine specimen to the lab can help differentiate the two, but the definitive test is a cystoscopy. In this exam a urologist inserts a camera into the bladder through the urethra and taking a sample of any abnormal growths.
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