What is Cystoscopy?

Cystoscopy is a procedure done to treat urinary problems. It examines the lining of the bladder and the tube that carries urine out of the body.

How does it help?

The medical procedure is necessarily done to identify the exact condition of the bladder. It helps to detect the cause, monitor it, and then provide treatment.

How is it done?

What are the benefit and risks of this procedure?

The procedure very efficiently investigates the condition of the bladder, but as any other treatment, it also has a few risks and limitations associated with it.

The advantages of the treatment are:

  • The procedure is used to identify the reasons for any urinary problem.
  • The sample of bladder tissue and urine can be taken easily through this procedure.
  • The procedure is also used to inject dye for MRI...

The risks associated with this procedure are:

  • Infection.
  • Bleeding.
  • Mild abdominal pain, fever, strange urine smell, nausea, and burning sensation while urinating.
  • Chances of a tear in the urinary tract.
  • Swelling in th...

The limitations of the procedure are:

  • Subsequent surgery to remove scar tissue.
  • The rare condition of pain and swelling in the testicles.

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