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What are telangiectasia bladder base

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What are telangiectasia bladder base
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 1 year ago.
HI'Did you have blood in urine ?Any pain while passing urine ?Prior radiation therapy ?Please let me know.Dr.Tharun
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

No blood ,no pain when passing urine but get a "sensation" between passing urine.

Had direct imaging radiotherapy in April 2013 for prostate cancer.

Current PSA .003

Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 1 year ago.
Telangiectasia is dilatation or proliferation of small blood vessels which in your case is due to prior radiation therapy. It is nothing to be worried about, but can cause occasional bleeding and hence blood in urine.In that case it needs to be cauterized to stop the bleeding.Otherwise it just has to be followed up regularly.If you have any questions, please let me know.Dr.Tharun
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Thank you DrCustomer I was just curious as to what they were . I see my consultant again in 2 weeks time.

Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 1 year ago.
You are welcome.Take care .Dr.Tharun

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