A cystoscopy involves using a camera to look inside the urethra and bladder.
This procedure is carried out in patients who have an overactive bladder, recurrent urinary tract infections, suspected interstitial cystitis, hematuria (blood in urine), or a history of pelvic surgery.
You will be given a hospital gown when you arrive for your appointment at Urofemme. The procedure is carried out in the lithotomy position. After careful disinfection, an anesthetic gel is applied to the urethral meatus (external opening) to minimize discomfort. The bladder is gradually filled with sterile water.
You may feel a slight burning sensation when you first urinate after this procedure.