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Had 2 office hysteroscopy b4 felt nothing now having 1 for 2cm polyp will it be more painful or somewhat the same ?

Had 2 office hysteroscopy b4 felt nothing now having 1 for 2cm polyp will it be more painful or somewhat the same ?

Depends : If your previous hysteroscopies were diagnostic the likely this will be more painful. If you are having the polypectomy in the hospital then you will not have any pain, likely. After the procedure it is rare to have significant pain. ...Read more

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Hysteroscopy (Definition)

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 inserted through the vagina, into the cervix and then entered ...Read more


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Hysteroscopy and d&c can also see my internal organs? Like ovary and fallopian tubes ? Because my left ovary painful so i presume it could be cyst.

No.: Hysteroscopy is done with a tube inserted into the uterus via the cervix and will not reveal the ovaries, tubes and others internal organs. With pelvic pain, do not presume; if it continues, see your health professional. ...Read more

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Are very heavy and painful periods normal after a laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, and d&c?

Depends on why: Depends a bit on why you had the hysteroscopy and d;c to start with. Many times, these procedures are done because of heavy menstruation, or menorrhagia. Causes include hormonal imbalance, uterine fibroids, uterine polyps, adenomyosis or rarely cancer. If this was not present, then these symptoms may be temporarily related to the procedure. If symptoms persist, see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What's a hysteroscopy for?

Uterine cavity: Hysteroscopy involves inspection of the uterine cavity using a fiber optic endoscope with access through the cervix. It allows for diagnosis of intrauterine disease and serves as a method for surgical intervention. ...Read more

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Why will the Dr do a hysteroscopy?

See the uterus: To directly visualized the lining of the uterus and possible biopsies and occasional treatment. ...Read more

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Is it normal to need a hysteroscopy?

Is it normal to need a hysteroscopy?

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 for infertility. Now it's also used for permanent birth control. ...Read more

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Anyone have perf with a hysteroscopy?

Anyone have perf with a hysteroscopy?

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 (exam +/- ultrasound). Experienced gyn surgeons rarely perf a uterus and if it does occur, they can recognize it immediately. Midline perfs usually heal well, lateral trauma can damage blood vessels & need repair. So, it's uncommon but possible. ...Read more