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Is the prostate needle biopsy a risky thing to do?
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Little
Prostate biopsy is done transrectally--meaning going through the tissue in your rectum/anus area and carries a very small risk of infection and bleeding.
It is certainly not fun, but overall it is considered a pretty safe procedure, done routinely in the doctor's (urologist office)...

In brief: Little
Prostate biopsy is done transrectally--meaning going through the tissue in your rectum/anus area and carries a very small risk of infection and bleeding.
It is certainly not fun, but overall it is considered a pretty safe procedure, done routinely in the doctor's (urologist office)...
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Prostate biopsy is done with ultrasound guidance.
In expert hands prostate biopsy is relatively simple procedure that is usually done on outpatient basis.

In brief: No
Prostate biopsy is done with ultrasound guidance.
In expert hands prostate biopsy is relatively simple procedure that is usually done on outpatient basis.
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
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