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What is the definition or description of: hysterosalpingogram?

What is the definition or description of: hysterosalpingogram?

Hysterosalpingogram: 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 it usually isn't painful. ...Read more

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Dr. David Dang
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Hysterosalpingogram (Definition)

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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Hysterosalpingogram soon. What can I expect?

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 cavity. A speculum is placed in to the vagina and then a small metal instrument is passed through the cervical opening. This can cause some mild to moderate cramping. A small amount of dye is placed in to the uterus which can also cause discomfort. ...Read more

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What happens during an hysterosalpingogram? How much will it hurt?

Simple: I perform them every week. I place a speculum in the vagina, clean the cervix, and inject some dye through the cervix. I would estimate 90% of my patients feel nothing and the remainder have minimal cramping. It is extremely rare for a patient to have pain. It makes a difference whether a radiologist or a fertility specialist performs the test. ...Read more

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What amount does a hysterosalpingogram (hsg) test cost?

Varies: costs of medical procedures are highly variable. call the facility and ask and be sure to ask if the amount includes the fee for the radiologist to interpret the test results ...Read more

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Hysterosalpingogram, how much do they cost?

Hysterosalpingogram, how much do they cost?

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 of pocket. ...Read more

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What is a hysterosalpingogram like?

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 in the endometrium. A speculum and catheter are inserted into the vagina and cervix and dye is injected and x-rays are taken as the procedure is done. The exam sometimes can be a little uncomfortable but in experienced hands should be fine. ...Read more

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How uncomfortable is hysterosalpingogram?

How uncomfortable is hysterosalpingogram?

Shouldn't be bad: An hsg typically has the same set up as a pap smear. A small catheter is inserted into the cervix held in place with a little balloon that gets inflated to hold it in place. This may cause cramping, it shouldn't be severe. Once the contrast is injected, it shouldn't hurt if it's a low volume low pressure hsg for essure test. If it's for infertility, it may cause slight pain. Take nsaids prior. ...Read more

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