When To Call a Doctor
If you have been diagnosed with
bladder cancer, be sure to follow your doctor's
instructions about calling when you have problems, new symptoms, or symptoms
that get worse.
Call your doctor if you:
- Have blood in your urine.
- Feel pain
when you urinate.
- Are urinating small amounts
back or flank pain.
If you are concerned about your symptoms or about your risk for bladder cancer, make an appointment with your
Watchful waiting is not appropriate if you have
symptoms that do not go away.
Who to see
Health professionals who can evaluate your symptoms and your risk
for bladder cancer include:
Doctors who can manage your
cancer treatment include:
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology
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