What is a cystogram for people with urinary problems?

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A cystogram, or voiding cystourethrogram, is an x-ray test that can be part of urodynamic testing for urinary problems. At various points in the process, x-rays are taken as you cough or bear down and as you urinate. This test can pinpoint the location of a blockage or reveal an abnormally open urethra.

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