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Hysterosalpingogram

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Maklansky
23 years experience in Radiology
Hystero : A hysterisalpingogram is a test to determine if fallopian tubes are patent and to look at shape of endometrial cavity and to make sure no polyps are ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Saponaro
Specializes in Radiology
A bit: Patients may experience cramping pain.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wide range : One local facility charges $238.00 & the nearby hospital charges $1677.00 for the exact same test. It pays to shop around if you are going to pay out ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Nemiro
44 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Possible discomfort.: The hysterosalping is a test to evaluate the status of your fallopian tubes for patency, as well as evaluates the contour and shape of your uterine ca ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Roseff
38 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Not really: The hsg causes cramps. The discomfort one has can depend on such factors as her pain tolerance as well as who does the procedure and his/her expertis ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Clarification: You will need to get clarification on the findings. Opacification just means that the tubes were whited out. That is what one expects on an HSG. What ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in 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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience in 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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience in Gynecology
Cramping: If the tubes are open and you usually don't have pain with your periods you will have minimal discomfort. If you have history of pid you can get a fla ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience in Interventional Radiology
Yes: More likely if use oil based contrast. See radiologyinfo.Org.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Sonohysterogram: Specialized sonohysterography techniques to evaluate the Fallopian tubes have been described, but there has not been widespread adoption. A standar ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: So far, there has been lacking available reports to address the sensitivity to reliably illustrate blocked Fallopian tubes. In my imagination, the sen ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience in Fertility Medicine
HSG: A work up is usually done prior to treatment. The hgs will let you know that your tubes are open and that the sperm can reach your egg. Performing the ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience in Family Medicine
Family practice : You may be able to have them opened if not badly scarred. You may need to see an infertility specialist.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: If the us shows dilated fallopian tubes this can be then evaluated by other means. If the us is normal though, it does not necessarily mean they are ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
YES: Yes.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Both tubes blocked: Tubal occlusion bilaterally just means both tubes are blocked.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: When this is stated on report, it means that the tubes are open and normal in most cases.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ginsburg
11 years experience in Interventional Radiology
Radiologic study: Radiologic study/procedure done in order to check the patency of the fallopian tubes and investigate the shape of the uterine cavity. Usually done as ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience in Radiology
HSG: Stands for hysterosalpinogram and is sometimes performed following placement of essure in order to show that the fallopian tubes are blocked. The exa ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience in General Surgery
Disease Complication: Simple appendectomy has a very low risk for long term complication. However, if the appendix has perforated before surgery, regional peritonitis can ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Sometimes yes!: It depends on the patient and the reason the tube(s) is (are) blocked. Tubal cannulation under fluoroscopy and by hysteroscopy have both been studied ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Opsahl
42 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Sort of ...: The hsg is an x-ray test performed by gently pushing contrast through the tubes to see if they are open or blocked. Some studies have shown an increas ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Open not shut case: If the Fallopian tube was patent(open) at Laparoscopy then the HSG concern is a "shut" case. Actual indigo carmine dye extruding from the tube itself ... Read More
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