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Prostate Cancer

Bleeding After a Biopsy

04/16/2007

Question:

After you have a biopsy done how long should you bleed afterwards? How many times you have sex will there be blood?

Answer:

Typically patients will have bleeding with urination for 24-48 hours after the biopsy.  Also patients will commonly experience blood with sexual activity for up to 6 weeks following the biopsy.

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Response by:

Martin I Resnick, MD Martin I Resnick, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University