A bladder cystoscopy can be accomplished using a flexible or a rigid scope. Most cystoscopy procedures are done in the operating room with sedation, explains eMedicineHealth. Simple procedures can be performed in the doc... More »

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Cystoscopy uses a cystoscope to look inside of the bladder and urethra, defines WebMD. A cystoscope is a lighted instrument inserted into the urethra to look at the bladder and remove urine and tissue samples. Small blad... More »

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Cystoscopy is not painful, but it can be uncomfortable when a cystoscope, a thin tube with a camera and light in its tip, is inserted through the urethra, says NHS Choices. To ease discomfort, local anesthesia is given f... More »

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The reason for performing bladder suspension surgery is to address or correct a sagging bladder that causes urine leakage. Urine leakage is also known as stress incontinence, relates WebMD. There are different causes for... More »

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A cystoscopy is performed by a doctor inserting a hollow tube and lens into the urethra, and slowly advancing into the bladder, which lets him examine the lining of both. The procedure may be performed in a testing room,... More »

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Cystoscopy is a medical procedure that doctors use to diagnose, monitor and treat conditions of the bladder and urethra, such as bladder cancer, bladder stones and cystitis, as well as blood in the urine, urinary inconti... More »

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Acute urinary retention, or suddenly being unable to empty the bladder, typically causes a strong urge to urinate but no urine stream, severe discomfort and swelling in the lower abdomen, states MedicineNet. Chronic, or ... More »

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