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What are the risks of cystoscopy?

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The risks of having a cystoscopy include:

  • Infection
  • Bleeding from biopsy area
  • Rupturing of the bladder wall
  • A condition called hyponatremia that upsets the natural balance of sodium in your body

From: Cystoscopy or Bladder Scope Test WebMD Medical Reference

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National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

 American Urological Association.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 4, 2019

SOURCES: 

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

 American Urological Association.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 4, 2019

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