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Cystoscopy treatment Treatment & Diagnostics in Sadashiv Peth, Pune

Cystoscopy treatment:

What is cystoscopy treatment?

It is a treatment that is done by the doctor in order to view the urinary bladder and urethra with the help of a cystoscope. This is treatment is done to cure urinary tract problems. These problems vary and they include the following:

  1. Cancer in Bladder
  2. Prostates getting enlarged
  3. Control in the Bladder
  4. Infections occurring in the urinary tract

Your doctor will use a cystoscope to view the inside of your bladder and urethra.

When do you need a cystoscopy?

Cystoscopy is a treatment that can be advised by your doctor if you exhibit the following symptoms:

  1. There are stones in your bladder
  2. There is urine stored in your bladder
  3. If you are suffering from dysuria and you experience pain while urinating
  4. Frequent urges to urinate

What are the types of cystoscopy?

There are two types of cystoscopy:

  1. Rigid: in this, the cystoscope instruments are very rigid. They don't bend and that is the reason why it is called rigid cystoscopy. Certain instruments can be passed by your doctor to perform biopsies and cancer treatments.
  2. Flexible: this is as the name suggests bendable. In this, the cystoscope bends in order to see the inside area of the urinary bladder and also to see the urethra and then start doing the treatment.

How is the cystoscopy performed?

You are given anaesthesia to avoid pain during the procedure. A diagnostic cystoscopy takes around 5 minutes. It will take longer if biopsies are also performed. While performing cystoscopy, the doctor will do the following:

  • There is a cystoscope that is first lubricated and then put into your urethra to the Bladder.
  • There is germ-free saltwater injected from the cystoscope to the bladder.
  • An inspection is taken inside the bladder and urethra
  • There are various instruments injected in the Bladder, this is done for the removal of tissues or cancerous tumours.
  • The injected liquid is then drained or the doctor might advise you to go to the restroom and drain it

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What are the side effects of cystoscopy treatment?

Though complications of the treatment are very rare, they still can happen.
They are the following:

  1. There is an infection in your Bladder
  2. The wall of the bladder might damage
  3. There is certain bleeding coming from the area where a biopsy is done
  4. You might face hyponatremia, which is when the natural balance of sodium in your body changes.

When to see a doctor?

There are certain symptoms due to which you should immediately contact your doctor if you see them after the cystoscopy treatment.

They are the following:

  1. There is severe pain in your bladder when the scope went inside
  2. You are having a fever
  3. There is less peeing after the treatment
  4. Facing chills after the treatment

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Does cystoscopy cause pain while performing the treatment?

There might be certain discomfort when the doctor puts the cystoscope inside the urethra. There might be a strong need to feel peeing after the treatment is done. You might also feel a pinch if the doctor performs a biopsy.
When the treatment is performed, after that you might feel that there are burns in your urethra when you go to pee. This will happen for 2-3 days.





How is the ureteroscope different from a cystoscope?

The Uretoscope has an eyepiece and there is a flexible and rigid tube that is present in between and there are certain small lenses with light just like the cystoscope. But the difference comes out in the size, the ureteroscope is lighter and longer than cystoscope to see images or ureter and lining

Do you have to get admitted to the hospital for the procedure?

Only and only if the process is done under local anesthesia then only there is no need to get admitted to the hospital

Which doctor performs a cystoscopy?

A urologist performs a cystoscopy

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