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What is radiation cystitis?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Inflammation
The bladder lining is inflamed and causes a burning sensation when urinating.
A urinalysis should be done to make sure it's not infection. The symptoms if burning and frequent small amounts is the same for any cause of cystitis.

In brief: Inflammation
The bladder lining is inflamed and causes a burning sensation when urinating.
A urinalysis should be done to make sure it's not infection. The symptoms if burning and frequent small amounts is the same for any cause of cystitis.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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Dr. R. Scott Anderson
Radiation Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Radiation cystitis
It is the irritation of the bladder, usually the lining of the bladder by radiation therapy.
My patients tell me that it feels like a urinary tract infection. It usually resolves after the radiation is completed within 3-6 weeks.

In brief: Radiation cystitis
It is the irritation of the bladder, usually the lining of the bladder by radiation therapy.
My patients tell me that it feels like a urinary tract infection. It usually resolves after the radiation is completed within 3-6 weeks.
Dr. R. Scott Anderson
Dr. R. Scott Anderson
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Bladder Irritation
If there has been pelvic radiotherapy, radiation can inadvertantly cause bladder in jury (radiation cystitis) that ca lead to bleeding, frequency, urgency, small bladder capacity.
It is not commonly seen today with better treatment planning that can limit both bladder dose and volume.

In brief: Bladder Irritation
If there has been pelvic radiotherapy, radiation can inadvertantly cause bladder in jury (radiation cystitis) that ca lead to bleeding, frequency, urgency, small bladder capacity.
It is not commonly seen today with better treatment planning that can limit both bladder dose and volume.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Carl Van Wey
Radiation Oncology
In brief: Radiation cystitis
It just means inflammation of the bladder caused by radiation to the pelvic area, e.
g. With cancer of the bladder, prostate, uterus, rectum, etc.. It is almost always temporary and can be lessened with medication.

In brief: Radiation cystitis
It just means inflammation of the bladder caused by radiation to the pelvic area, e.
g. With cancer of the bladder, prostate, uterus, rectum, etc.. It is almost always temporary and can be lessened with medication.
Dr. Carl Van Wey
Dr. Carl Van Wey
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Dr. Shalin Shah
Radiation Oncology
In brief: Bladder Inflammation
"itis" means inflammation of.
Cystitis happens sometimes when the bladder receives radiation.

In brief: Bladder Inflammation
"itis" means inflammation of.
Cystitis happens sometimes when the bladder receives radiation.
Dr. Shalin Shah
Dr. Shalin Shah
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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology
In brief: Bladder irritation
Irritation of bladder lining induced from radiation treatments.

In brief: Bladder irritation
Irritation of bladder lining induced from radiation treatments.
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Dr. Reza Shirazi
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