I've read through the posts, I thought I'd share a real experience that gave me a perspective about being a patient.
I had to have a cystoscopy once. This is a procedure during which you bladder and urethra are examined with an instrument called a cystoscope. The instrument has a light and a fiber optic lens, and allows a view the lower part of the urinary tract.
After the experience a female friend said she had one and got IV medication for pain. I did not. It just shows all docto...