Prostate Biopsy

You have been scheduled for a prostate ultrasound and biopsy. This procedure is being done to further diagnose your prostate condition.

  1.  One (1) to Two (2) hours before the procedure you must use a Fleet’s Enema.
  2.  Take the antibiotic either 2 hours before or the evening before the procedure. You must also take antibiotics for 1 to 2 days after the biopsy.
  3.  You must make an appointment to be seen in the office 7 to 10 days after the biopsy.
  4.  On your return to the office, we will give you the results of the biopsy. It usually takes 5 to 7 days to get the results of the biopsy from the pathologist.
    A. If you experience a temperature of greater than 102, you must call the office, and be prepared to go to the hospital. If you develop a temperature of greater than 100 degrees, you may take some Tylenol. B. If you are unable to urinate after the biopsy, either return to our office is before 5PM Monday thru Friday, or go directly to any emergency room. A Foley catheter will be required. Bleeding in the urine, blood in the stool, or blood in the semen is normal. Blood in the semen may last for 6 to 6 weeks. Large amounts of blood clots in the urine or the stool is abnormal, and you must call our office

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UROLOGY CENTER OF

SOUTH FLORIDA

We consider ourselves to be leaders in the field of urology, having brought ESWL to South Florida, and presently are performing more Robotic procedures than any practice in South Florida.

Locations

7400 SW 87th Ave. #240
Miami, FL 33173

8669 NW 36 St, Suite #325
Doral, FL 33126

941 N Krome Ave
Homestead, FL 33030