What are the risks and complications of prostate biopsy?
Avoid strenuous activities for about 4 hours.
It is a normal procedure to have minor bleeding after biopsy due to needle entering the areas that contain small veins.
Blood occurs in urine, semen and bowel movements for few days to few weeks.
You should consult your doctor
- If you experience severe and persistent bleeding and infection of the prostate gland or urinary tract.
- You have a fever higher than 100.4 °F (38 °C).
- You are unable to urinate within 8 hours.