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How does a doctor check for abnormalities in my bladder?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
Using a cystoscope, which is a thin tube with a tiny lens, your doctor can look inside your bladder for abnormalities. Your doctor can also use the cystoscope to view your lower urinary tract for bladder stones or tumors.

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