• Are there lasting side effects of a prostate biopsy?

    Asked by HotRodTodd on Thursday, April 4, 2013

    Are there lasting side effects of a prostate biopsy?

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    • CrazyHarry's Avatar

      The constant fear of a needle in a very sensitive place?? :)

      Hope everything works out for you.

      over 5 years ago
    • Peroll's Avatar

      Assumimng that everything is done properly there should be no lasting side effects and in the case of a prostrate biopsy they should be alble to numb the site so that there is little or no pain. Even if they don't the pain will only be for a few minutes so I wouldn't fear it too much. Good Luck

      over 5 years ago
    • Netsy's Avatar

      My husband had 15 jan 19, 2012 he also had a bladder mass removed that turned out to be bladder cancer. He was completely back to normal within 2 months. Only symptom was frequency but think that was because of the bladder mass removal. He did not need pain meds after. Also you will NOT feel anything when they take the biopsy. Hope this helps. Try not to stress out and ask your Doctor any questions you have.

      over 5 years ago
    • mgm48's Avatar

      Other than the ouch at the time of the biopsy, I had no problems. Doc said sometimes there may be a bit of blood in semen and/or urine. I had neither. Good luck.

      Keep it positive and smile :)

      over 5 years ago
    • MichaelV's Avatar

      Although I have had many things afterwards, I do not recall any side effects.

      over 5 years ago
    • MichaelV's Avatar

      One thing which I forgot since it is an unpleasant memory. The whole procedure is NOT fun. In my case, the wonderful urologist did not plant the Novocain needle property correctly and the last 4 " snippets" were really painful. I no longer go to him.

      over 5 years ago

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