I just posted about my cystoscopy,,,but i will repeat it b/c i think you need to know what is wrong with you. My symptoms were excessive urination,,i got up 10 times a nite to pee. a FULL feeling in my bladder ALL the time, & sex was painful b/c if my bladder feels full,,there was a lot of preasure on it during sex.
My gyno sent me to a urologist,,,he was VERY quick & said it may sting a bit...he inserted a camera into the urethra & filmed the bladder wall,,(i could see it on the TV) he said there was small traces of blood & some red sores.
It was uncomfortable YES,,,but i could tolerate it. I had NO pain releif or numbing gel...so i suggest you take some tyl#3 before, or if you are really nervous, something stronger?
The next few times i pee'd it stung,,,but really NOT that bad. the next day i was fine.
The next wk he said i had Cystitis.
I am now taking meds for it.& am making changes in my diet...cutting down on spicy/acidic food, caffiene, etc...