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Comment from: marto, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: March 24

After a bout with prostatitis, the urologist wanted to do a cystoscopy to see if anything was going on. The procedure was very painful, I will never ever have it done again unless if under some form of general anesthesia. I was not even aware that this was even going to be that painful.

Comment from: over60inATL, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: April 27

There was blood in my urine. I had my first cystoscopy today and it was nothing like I thought it would be in my mind. It was over in 3 minutes and I got to see what the doctor saw, as it was happening. No pain at all.

Comment from: It-won't-hurt-BULL, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: February 10

Two days ago I had a cystoscopy in the urologist's office with topical anesthetic due to microscopic blood in urine. The doctor said I'd feel a bit of a pinch and maybe some burning. But it was very painful, more like an electrical pinch/burn that went on and on. Then after getting home urination was excruciating for the first 12 hours with lots of burning and blood, not just spotting like the doctor's office said. I will never have this done again unless I'm under general anesthesia.

Comment from: chandler, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: September 04

Even though I am very healthy, I had a urine test that showed a small amount of blood in urine. My doctor advised me to have a cystoscopy.

Comment from: Feather, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: April 18

I had a frequent need to urinate. I had blood in my urine for two years and I decided I need to evaluate what is causing this, especially the onset of really urgent urination and severe pressure. I had an MRI last week with showed cysts, urethral diverticula and am having surgery to remove those and will be scoping the stomach at the same time via laparoscopy and possibly removing the ovary because of tumor.

Comment from: BLONDGOD, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: September 10

I was urinating a lo of blood and urinating was extremely painful.

Comment from: endosucks18, 13-18 Female (Patient) Published: September 10

I had a cystoscopy because I have endometriosis and they wanted to see if any had found it's way into my bladder.

Comment from: barima, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: April 30

55 years old. There was blood in my urine due to an enlarged prostate.

Comment from: gateway, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: May 31

A narrowing of the urine stream caused me to go for cystoscopy.

Comment from: ZIGABA, 75 or over Male (Patient) Published: May 20

I have had a one time occurrent of what appeared to be blood in the urine. My urologist has ordered the cystoscopy for me.

Comment from: martdon, 75 or over Male (Patient) Published: March 03

When I urinate I show a split stream. My urologist is looking for something that may be blocking the flow in my urethra. My prostrate was normal, and the cystoscopy was normal. I am showing bleeding one day later.

Comment from: me, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: October 18

Escalating level (from trace to 1+) of blood in urine samples over the past 18 months had my PCP send me to a urologist who is recommending a cystoscopy in addition to an ultrasound (renal) to investigate/evaluate possible causes.


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