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Sunday, July 27, 2008 clw9649, Community Member, asks

Q: Radiation for prostate cancer 16 months ago. Bleeding from penis now. No infection. Causes?

Brachytherapy and HDR treatments for advanced prostate cancer completed in March, 2007.  This past week experiencing off and on bleeding, with some clots, from the penis.  Consulted both family doctor and urologist.  Indicated it was probably from his prostate and did not seem concerned.  No UTI.  Is this a common occurrence?  Should we have further testing done; i.e., scope or CT scan?  Obviously, I am quite concerned and just trying to assure myself that this is a possible side effect of the radiation.  Thank you.

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Jay Motola, Health Pro
8/28/08 1:58pm



You can find the full answer to your question here:


Bleeding from the Penis: What Can Cause It?



Dan, Editor
7/30/08 4:36pm



Thanks for your question. I passed it along to one our our doctors to answer, and we'll let you know when and answer has been posted.




ann, Community Member
12/27/10 10:45am

had radiation and seeds emplanted three years ago .bleeding from penis,back pain

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By clw9649, Community Member— Last Modified: 02/24/13, First Published: 07/27/08