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  • Do not get a cystoscopy Done

    Yes I had a cystoscopy done yesterday and I wish now I never had it done now I am still peeing blood and burning when I go the only thing he found was 2 red spots and he had said in his own gut it was not bladder cancer too me I don't believe he knows what he was doing and I sure do not feel comfortable...

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  • Cystoscopy

    I had a cystoscopy yesterday. I was very nervous when I was told by my doctor to undergo the procedure. I quite remember in 2004  I had a similar one but was put to sleep so when the Doctor told me it will be performed with my eyes on, I was a little bit skeptical. Got in the clinic with this fear...

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  • urethral dilatation

    I am being scheduled for this procedure (under anesthesia) and I am trying to find some up to date reviews regarding this procedure. I must admit, that I am a little nervous and everything I read is at least 3 yrs out. Anyone out there, that has had this procedure done recently that can give me some...

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  • Trying to figure out what s going on with me!!

    I'm 51 been thru menopause, approx month ago I noticed blood on t/paper sometimes more than others, had CT scan and UTI test nothing but blood showed n urine, some pain in abdomen and lower. Trying to figure out what this could b next appt n 2 weeks urologist, just worried, can anyone help with any...

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  • Female Cystoscopy ~ DON'T worry!!!!!

    I had a Cystoscopy yesterday afternoon. I've known for about a month that I would have to have one and I have been worried sick about it. Found some awful posts on the net about it, and then fortunately found many reassuring posts on this forum! Trust me that when the ladies on here say "Don't...

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  • Haematuria and Cystoscopy

    Hi Due to Haematuria , I went under Cystoscopy to weeks ago, but because of blood in the bladder, the visibility was very poor and the result was inconclusive. I am having another one in 3 days time, but still a lots of blood in urine, which worries me that the same poor visibility would happen....

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  • Referral to Urology for Cystoscopy. Female 27

    Hi everyone, new to this group. Just wondering if there’s anyone in here around my age? I have had blood in Urine for 3 months plus, uti infections in between but not always. Every dip test I do or GP they always show blood in urine. Only symptom I have is swollen abdomen & lower back pain.

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  • Sedation for female flexible cystoscopy?

    I am booked for a flexible cystoscopy in four weeks time, to try to find out the cause for microscopic blood in my urine. I am dreading the procedure but more so now after speaking to the clinics receptionist. She said I needed to bring a driver as I would be sedated and too woozy and uncomfortable to...

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  • Cancer

    I'm a 53 year old male with type 2 diabetes mellitus.  I've been diagnosed with GAD,  depression,  2 inguinal hernias, obesity. In February 2017 I was urinating more than I thought I should. So I went into my doctor.  They found microscopic hematuria in my urine 3-10hpf. ...

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  • Going in for 4th Cystoscopy since Oct.

    Background first..... Went for Cystoscopy in Oct because of urinary pain, problems initiating flow, pee trickling, constant feeling of not draining bladder and UTI symptoms without infections showing up in tests. This went on for over a year before I could get a Dr to listen. Anyway, first Cysto could...

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  • Had a cystoscopy 3 months ago constant perineum pain

    God morning, Joined here out of frustration because I feel I don’t have anywhere else to turn. I recently had a cystoscopy done as i have been dealing with penile pain.  Got a cystoscopy done and after pleading with the doctor to be careful I felt like he just rushed in and out. Now I have extreme perineum...

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  • Anyone ever have an unknown cause for gross hematuria?

    I am undergoing evaluation for 3 gross hematurias and 5 positive blood dip sticks over the last 4 years. The cystoscopy (which was the worst thing ever btw) was negative. He saw nothing in my bladder and said GREAT NEWS!... now ct of kidneys and pelvis are negative and he is telling me this is great...

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  • SEPSIS INFECTION

    I had a cystoscopy procedure at the hospital and when I arrived home I became very ill and had a high temperature and vomiting. About two hours later I was taken back to the hospital by ambulance with an oxygen mask over my face. On examination, it was discovered that I had picked up a sepsis infection....

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  • Irritation following cystoscopy 5 days ago

    Hello there, Back in November I had a really bad UTI. After 3 courses of antibiotics I still had irritation in my urethra and a feeling of needing to pee all the time. I would describe it as a constant tickle like sensation. My GP was at a loss as dipstick tests and urine cultures showed no infection....

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  • Male flexible cystoscopy - is procedure visible to patient?

    I've had painful urination for several weeks and came up negative for UTI, STD etc. The doctor said not much more could be gathered from blood or urine tests and suggested a cystoscopy to see if there was a deeper problem. After he explained the basics I was not looking forward to the concept of...

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  • FEMALE FLEXIBLE CYSTOSCOPY EXPERIENCE

    I wanted to write about my experience of flexible cystoscopy, as when I was going to have mine, I found very little information about the experience for women, and it was worrying. I hope this is helpful to others! In my case I had been having really pesistent, severe and regular urinary infections...

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  • cystoscopy and urethral dilation

    help !!! i have recently been for a cystoscopy after having persistant uti's .I was told i had a very narrow urethra and was advised to go for a urethral dilation under GA .This is booked for Dec 8th but I have been told horror stories of this not working and I would eventually lose bladder control...

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  • Hypospadias

    My eurethra is not at the tip of my penis and I am due to have the camera in my bladder I am worried they might not be adle to do the flexible cystoscopy as my urethra is not in the correct position any help would be appreciated and stop me worrying 

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  • Think I am having panic attacks

    I had a rigid cystoscopy done in the office with no numbing gel or anesthesia of any kind.  I thought the doctor was shoving razor blades into me.  Before the scope I was told that it would be around a 2 in the pain scale, some slight stinging and really no different from a catheter. ...

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  • Chronic Pain _ Post Cystoscopy Urethral Dialation

    Hello I am a 32 yrs old male. I have seen a urologist as It seems I had a poor flow of urination. My Urologist suggests that I should go through Cystoscopy to find out whats going on. and it would be a minor procedure. I had my Cystoscopy about 3 months back and since then I haven't had a single...

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  • cystoscopy on friday

    hello, ive just come across this forum and wanted to speak to others with a similar experience. for the past year ive had frequent urine infections from once a month to once every few weeks. the hospital have completed various different scans and tests which have all come back clear. ive been booked...

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  • My Cystourethroscopy Experience - Professional and Pleasant

    I'm a 66-year-old man, and my Urologist is a woman.  During my 'new-patient' exam and work-up it was discovered that I had micro hematuria.  My doctor ordered a CT scan, bloodwork, and a cystourethroscopy.  With the cysto procedure, I had a vague idea of what would happen,...

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  • Cystoscopy pain threshold

    Hi I am 53 having had some urinary problem's .I was booked in to have the flexible camera inserted. Having trawled the net looking to see what happens and getting anxious about it.Anyway had the procedure done a walk in the park ,But afterwards the nurse told me it was pain free having the gel put...

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  • Couldn't due Systoscopy: Female

    I have been having problems peeing for almost a year now. Hard time initiating stream, low flow, takes forever to pee, lower abdominal pain etc. I was diagnosed many times with UTI's but after full tests were done on the urine there was no infection. After 8 months was finally referred to a urologist....

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  • Nervous about cystoscopy

    I have some small stones in my bladder and am going for a cystoscopy on Friday. I am extremely anxious about the procedure, the thought of it makes me feel sick. I know I’m going to get upset when it comes to it. Any stories of your own experiences that can make me feel better?

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  • Flexible cystoscopy experience

    Hi folks I had a flexible cystoscopy last week after problems with weeing too frequently. I'm a 47 Year old man and have anxiety issues about most things in life alas, especially with medical procedures. I want to reassure folks however there is nothing to worry about with this procedure. I was...

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  • Flexible cystoscopy (male)

    I'm a 36 y/o male and underwent a flexible cystoscopy last week. Thought I'd register with this forum just to share my experience with other chaps who might be worried about the procedure. Once you're prepped and ready to receive the cystoscope, the procedure, itself, lasts probably around...

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  • Urodynamics

    My doctor wants me to have a urodynamics test prior to surgery. Has anyone ever had one of these, if so does it hurt. I've been told it's a bit embarrassing.

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  • Very worried

    Nine lots of antibiotics haven't cleared up my UTI so I've been unable to have a cystoscopy. I've now got to have one under a general anaesthetic because the risk of having it done is quite serious due to the possibility of the infection spreading. Has anyone faced this situation because...

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  • Flexible Cystoscopy (male)

    Hi all just a few words to hopefully put a few minds at rest. A month ago I had my annual m.o.t. at the docs which included a blood test and urine sample and a trace of blood was found in my urine sample. The doc asked me to do another test the following week and in the mean time drink plenty of water...

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  • two cyst removed and im still in pain 4 months later. HELP

    So I had two cyst removed -one on my ovary, another in my Fallopian tube (which they also removed) about 15 weeks ago. One was 11 cm in diameter, and the other was 15cm so they ended up cutting me open via c-section. Ever since, I've had this pain right below my belly button that just doesn't...

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  • Doctor cancelled my cystoscopy to meet in the office

    I got a call from my urologist's office today saying that the doctor wanted to cancel my cystoscopy and instead meet with me in his office. I know, this doesn't sound strange right off the bat but here is why I am a bit concerned (and yes, I realise I am very likely overthinking this which is...

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  • recovery after cyst and ovary removals

    My name is Ronise, I'm 33 and just had surgery to remove a cyst and my left ovary removed. It's only been 10 days since my surgery, but I haven't been able to sleep on my side and have really bad back pains, is this normal? I been walking around my house for the last few days and found my...

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