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Vcug (Voiding Cystourethrogram)
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
A VCUG is an x-ray of your bladder and urethra while you urinate.
Return to the emergency department if:
- Your urine is bright red.
- You have severe pain.
Call your doctor or urologist if:
- You have a fever.
- You cannot urinate.
- You have pain or discharge where the catheter was inserted.
- You have nausea or are vomiting.
- You have questions about your condition or care.
Drink liquids as directed:
Liquids will help decrease discomfort you may feel after your procedure. Ask your healthcare provider how much liquid to drink each day and which liquids are best for you. Healthy liquids include water, milk, and juice. Limit caffeine.
Follow up with your doctor or urologist as directed:
You may need to return to go over your results. Write down your questions so you remember to ask them during your visits.
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