Tests and Results
You're worried, and so is your doctor. Below you'll find a
run-down of some of the tests you might encounter if you suspect
that you or a loved one is developing symptoms of overactive
Learn more about this detailed X-ray examination of the bladder in
which contrast dye is placed into the bladder through the urethra.
Find out about this type of X-ray taken to image the bladder and
urethra during urination.
See how this test detects radioactivity to evaluate bladder and
urinary tract functions.
Get facts on this procedure that involves the removal of a small
piece of tissue from the bladder for examination.
Learn more about this procedure that can diagnose an enlarged
Find out how this study measures the amount of fluid in the
Urine culture - catheterized specimen
See how this procedure obtains a urine sample through a catheter
inserted through the urethra into the bladder.
Learn more about this IVP test that uses contrast dye to outline
the kidneys, ureters and bladder on an x-ray.