There is a slight risk of prolonged bleeding or infection from this procedure. There is no risk of erection problems or infertility as a result of this biopsy. If general anesthesia is used, there is a small risk of complications from anesthesia.
After the biopsy
Call your doctor immediately if you have:
- Severe pain in your scrotum. Some mild discomfort is normal.
- Severe swelling of your scrotum. Some mild swelling is normal.
- A fever higher than 100°F (38°C).
- Excessive bleeding through the bandage.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference January 31, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology