Genitourinary Side Effects
GU side effects are those that affect your urinary system and include incontinence, proteinuria, nocturia, dysuria, hematuria, cystitis, bladder fibrosis, urinary urgency and urine discoloration.
Urinary retention is the inability to urinate or to fully empty the bladder.
Bladder fibrosis is the medical term used to describe scarring and hardening of the tissue in the bladder.
Cystitis (Inflammation of the Bladder)
Cystitis is the medical term used to describe inflammation of the bladder.
Dysuria (Pain with Urinating)
Dysuria is pain or burning when urinating or having trouble urinating.
Hematuria (Blood in the Urine)
Hematuria is the medical term used when there is blood in your urine.
Information about urinary incontinence after cancer and tips for managing this side effect and performing Kegel exercises.
Nocturia (Urinating at Night)
Nocturia is waking up one or more times at night to urinate.
Proteinuria (Protein in the Urine)
Proteinuria is when you have more protein in your urine than you should.
Urgency (Urgent Need to Urinate)
Urinary urgency is an immediate, unstoppable urge to urinate.
Urine discoloration is a change in the color of urine.