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Will a retroverted uterus make HSG more painful? Options for pain relief? (other than otc-they don't work for me) also allergic to iodine.
Should not be more .: Painful, but depends on the difficulty placing a catheter in the cervical canal leading into the uterus. Iodine is needed to live, and is a major component to thyroid hormone. People are not allergic to iodine. However, some people are allergic to organic compounds bound to iodine in things like iodinated contrast (for a ct or hsg), or skin cleansers like betadine. Discuss allergy with ob/gyn. ...Read more
It means a test to determine the countour of the uterine cavity and whether to tubes are open. It's part of an infertility work up, and also used to check for uterine polyps or fibroids. It's usually performed in a radiologists office wihout anesthesia. If the physician injects the dye slowly ...Read more
Had an HSG about a week ago. Now am supposed to be ovulating and its very painful. Are these related?
I doubt it: But it's not impossible. If pain continues you should call your doctor. ...Read more
What is more painful IUI or the HSG test? My wife already did the HSG and is hesitant to do the iui. Her pain threshold is pretty low.
Getting HSG done. Never had any surgery or mc. Is there chance my tube is still blocked? Is it painful? I'm really susceptible to pain! please advise!
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 expertise. For example, i perform all hsg's on my own patients and have done so for over 20 years. My techniques give less discomfort, for example, compared to a doctor who only does them on occasion or has only done them for a few years. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 part of a work up for infertility (can diagnose uterine malformations, tubal oclussion and asherman's syndrome). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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