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Dilation of closed cervix/hysteroscopy/endo biopsy was done in the operating room. Could not be done in the office because of my size? Normal weight
Probably not: Usually procedures are done in the operating room if an extensive procedure is expected. It's easier to obtain more tissue, have access to more equipment, or more types of anesthesia are available for your comfort. Ask your doc. Most office procedures are simple hysteroscopy (take a peek) or simple emb (biopsy). An or setting makes it easier to perform a full d;c and obtain more tissue. ...Read more
I had a hysteroscopy d&c I came out with pre-cancerous lesions in the cervix. The doctor told me to go back in 6 months. What does this mean. 54 yrs?
My cervix closed up within 1 month of having it dilated/hysteroscopy/endometrial biopsy done at the same time. Why might it have closed up so quickly?
Cervix.: Usually after that procedure, the cervix returns to normal very quickly. I'm not sure in what context you doctor said it closed up. He or she may have just meant that it is healed. I've never seen a patient have the cervix scar up shut after an endometrial biopsy with hysteroscopy. ...Read more
I got a hysteroscopy performed to remove 4 polyps, 2 in the cervix, and 2 in the uterus. Now I am thinking?
You are thinking...?: I'd really like to help you, I'm sure others would too, but: what are you asking? ...Read more
What are the side effects of vaginally inserted misoprostol to soften the cervix in order to have a hysteroscopy polyp removal?
Please call your doc: I almost always give my Cytotec (misoprostol) vaginal before a hysteroscopy which makes it easier to do the hysteroscopy and i tell my pts possible side effects that they could get from the cytotcec, some women get some side effects usually minor some do not get any side effects please call your doc so your doc can explain what to possibly expect from the miso, that is his or her job to do that! ...Read more
No procedures done and cervix closed up. Reasons?Cervix then reclosed up after dilation/hysteroscopy/endo biopsy in 1 month? Why?Cancer? How 2 prevent
Not cancer: The cervix closing has more to do with your collagen and how you form scars then it does with cancer. I'm assuming your dilation and biopsy were normal. Not much you can do to prevent. It just happens to some women. Be sure to follow up with your gynecologist and follow all their recommendations. If family h/o uterine, ovarian or breast cancer then ^ surveillance. ...Read more
My cervix closed up again. Blood is backed up in my uterus in just 1 month after it was dilated/hysteroscopy/endometrial biopsied. Why might that be?
Hysteroscopy: The main complication of hysteroscopy is perforation of the uterus. If the hysteroscopy is a lengthy one, there is the possibility of excessive absorption of the fluid necessary for distention of the uterus. If heat is used for certain treatment, there is the possibility of un-intentional burns. There are other complications common to all surgeries, such as infection, drug reaction, etc.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers