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Hsg Test Cancer
On an HSG test can you see abnormalities in the uterus ? For example , endometriosis? Or signs of uterine cancer?
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Possible: A hystosalpingogram is an x-ray taken while radioactive dye is pushed through the uterus. It is definitely not a screening exam for either uterine or ovarian cancer. However, if your radiologist or physician were to see an abnormality on the exam, they would report/investigate the lesion. If you're worried about these cancers, talk to your doctor about your risk factors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. Tubes that are otherwise normal appearing but with mucous plugs may be cleared by the hsg. The sis may have similar results but if there are other tubal issues there could then be increased risk of ectopic implantation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does the HSG test make you super fertile? If this is true, how long do you wait after the test to try and conceive?
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
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
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