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Did you have a cystoscopy where they placed a scope through your penis into your bladder, or just test the urine itself?
Just a urine test
It is not very specific in terms of diagnosis. The best way to determine if there is any bladder cancer is with a cystoscopy.
You can get atypical cells and blood in the urine from inflammation/infection.
Has your doctor scheduled a cystoscopy?
What is a cystoscopy?
This is a test in which a skinny fiberoptic camera is placed through the penis into the bladder and biopsies can be taken.
It is done under light anesthesia and is very well tolerated.