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Kidney Biopsy Side Effects and Warnings

Written by FoundHealth.

Possible Complications

Complications are rare, but no procedure is completely free of risk. If you have a kidney biopsy, your doctor will review a list of possible complications, which may include:

  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Pain

Be sure to discuss these risks with your doctor before the biopsy.

Call Your Doctor

After arriving home, contact your doctor if any of the following occurs:

  • Bloody urine 24 hours after biopsy or a lot of blood in the urine
  • Difficulty urinating
  • Signs of infection, including fever and chills
  • Dizziness
  • Pain that is worse at biopsy site
  • Pain that you cannot control with the medicines you have been given
  • Always feeling the need to urinate
  • Pain or burning when you urinate
  • Redness or drainage at biopsy site

In case of an emergency, CALL 911.

 
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Posted 7 years ago

my father is taking up biopsy (kidney) , should he not drive after biopsy if yes for how many days ?

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