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Preparations For Prostate Biopsy

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How do you prepare for a Prostate biopsy?

Instructed to have enema prior to biopsy to remove feces and gas from the rectum.

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Oral antibiotics are taken before and after biopsy to protect against possible infection.

Taking aspirin is stopped seven to ten days before the biopsy to limit the risks of bleeding.

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Well I won't be doing that again! Had transrectal prostate biopsy on Monday, by Wed evening was in hospital with blood infection and also severely painful infection in right testicle. Took three days of antibiotics to get rid of the infection and fever, but I'm told the testicle [swollen to three times normal] will take weeks to return to normal size. No one saying anything about whether it will still work or not. Lovely.

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I am having a prostate biopsy on Dec. 5 at the V.A. hospital what can I expect?

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