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can a hsg unblock tubes

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Actually there is a slightly higher pregnancy rate in women within 3 months of having an hsg. Sometimes pushing dye through can unblock a tube. Usuall ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Not why done!: Neither test is primarily done to, "clear out the tubes". The hsg is done to evaluate the tubes for patency, strictures, scarring, dilatation, etc. Tu ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not exactly : An hsg won't unblock a truly blocked fallopian tube. That being said it does clean it out by removing excess mucus. Interestingly, there is a higher r ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Rarely. : The HSG procedure can in some cases open one or both Fallopian tubes. This is a temporary effect. Also a small catheter and guidewire can be used to c ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: The fact that the tube was preserved after the ectopic is good. There is always a chance of an ectopic but as long as the tube is not damaged or scare ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
An obstruction: would cause the tube to dilate proximal to it. However, there are other abnormalities, such as inflammation/scarring, that can cause an abnormally na ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
NO!!!: Bad idea because if you had pid an hsg could cause a bad recurrence of the pid, u need to see an infertilty sub specialist for evaluation to see if th ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Good luck: It sounds like your fertility will improve now. Most women have cramping after a hsg. You could take some motrin.
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A female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Very good chance assuming you are ovulating regularly. Don't give up! :).
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myrtle Oates
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Do nothing: Hello Theodora, Remember, in order to "see" the inside of the uterus and tubes, fluid has to be injected. Some of this fluid runs out into the abdom ... Read More
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