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Are bladder biopsies very painful?
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In brief: No
Bladder biopsies are generally an office procedure.
It is performed by placing a telescope into the bladder and removing a small portion for pathological examination to determine if there is cancer present. It can safely be performed in the office with minimal discomfort during the procedure. There will be some mild burning after the procedure which will usually resolve in a few days.

In brief: No
Bladder biopsies are generally an office procedure.
It is performed by placing a telescope into the bladder and removing a small portion for pathological examination to determine if there is cancer present. It can safely be performed in the office with minimal discomfort during the procedure. There will be some mild burning after the procedure which will usually resolve in a few days.
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