hours after the procedure you may have a burning feeling when you urinate. This
feeling should go away within a day. Drinking a lot of water can help. Your doctor also may advise you to take medicine that numbs the
burning. This medicine, phenazopyridine (such as Pyridium), is available by prescription.
You may have some
blood in your urine for 2 or 3 days.
Your doctor may prescribe an
antibiotic for a day or two. This will help prevent an infection.
sheet gives you a general idea about how long it will take for you to recover.
But each person recovers at a different pace. Follow the steps below to feel
better as quickly as possible.
Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and
call your doctor or nurse call line if you are having problems. It's also a good idea to know your
test results and keep a list of the medicines you take.
Call your doctor or nurse call line now or seek immediate medical care if:
Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to
contact your doctor or nurse call line if:
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Current as of:
August 12, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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