By Gail Konop Baker
Gail Konop Baker was once a runner, yoga practitioner, doctor’s spouse, and lifetime subscriber to Prevention journal. yet correct sooner than her forty-sixth birthday, she heard the phrases that might endlessly switch her existence: simply to be secure, i feel we should always biopsy. It was once the start of her yearlong conflict with breast melanoma and its fallout—a conflict that will upstage any midlife challenge she’d frightened used to be ready within the wings. melanoma Is a complain is her uncooked, relocating, and humorous account of juggling midlife, motherhood, and marriage with a rogue boob—and, eventually, prevailing. it's going to, as writer Lolly Winston acknowledged, “crack [you] up one minute, then deliver [you] to tears the next.”
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The samples are then sent to a pathology lab for analysis. The whole procedure takes about 15 to 20 minutes. [ ] 33 Preparing for a Biopsy A TRUS-guided biopsy has a few more risks than other tests you’ll undergo because it’s more invasive. Rest assured that every precaution is taken to minimize your discomfort and risk of infection. The night before the biopsy, you may be asked to give yourself an enema or take a laxative to clean out your lower bowel. This will help make the biopsy site clean.
33 Preparing for a Biopsy A TRUS-guided biopsy has a few more risks than other tests you’ll undergo because it’s more invasive. Rest assured that every precaution is taken to minimize your discomfort and risk of infection. The night before the biopsy, you may be asked to give yourself an enema or take a laxative to clean out your lower bowel. This will help make the biopsy site clean. In addition, you’ll be prescribed an antibiotic that should be taken before and after the biopsy until the course of medication is complete.
Over time, these multiply (hyperplasia) and thus slowly increase the size of the prostate. As it enlarges, the prostate slowly compresses the urethra, and urination may become difficult. Whatever the causes of prostate enlargement (see More Detail box on page 46), the condition can make passing urine (voiding) difficult. These symptoms are known collectively as lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). If you are having trouble voiding, it is likely because your urethra and bladder neck are being squeezed, or constricted.