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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Uterine cavity: Hysteroscopy involves inspection of the uterine cavity using a fiber optic endoscope with access through the cervix. It allows for diagnosis of intrau ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
34 years experience Internal Medicine
See the uterus: To directly visualized the lining of the uterus and possible biopsies and occasional treatment.
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Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Many reasons: Gynecologists do hysteroscopies for many reasons. It can be used diagnostically to determine the cause of abnormal bleeding or infertility. It can al ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nope: Hysteroscopies aren't part of a well woman's exam. If your doctor recommends it, it's usually to address abnormal bleeding, a lost iud, or to evaluate ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Uterine Perforation: It can happen but rarely if appropriate measures are taken. Ie - knowing the position, size, and shape of the uterus before inserting instruments (exa ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Cramping/ gas?: If there is pain to the shoulder / upper abdomen this could be associated with gas introduced into the area during the hysteroscopy. Post operative c ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Not necessarily: Depends in part on the reason for the hysterectomy, but generally this should not be a problem.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: As long as the hysteroscopy did not cause a complication or diagnose a problem like intrauterine adhesions or infection or blocked tubes that would pr ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. AARATHI Cholkeri-Singh
18 years experience Gynecology
Hysteroscopy: Hysteroscopy is a procedure utilizing a thin telescope with a light cord and camera attached to visualize the inside of the uterus. The scope is ins ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hysteroscopy: This is where the telescope goes into the uterus. The biggest complication would be a perforation where the scope goes through the wall of the uterus ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Few hours is fine: Simple hysteroscopy for essure placement, iud removal, polyp excision, or simple diagnosis requires very little recovery time if done under local. Mos ... Read More

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