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I have slimy bloody discharge that started 3 days after I had a hysteroscopy along with cramping. Is that normal?

I have slimy bloody discharge that started 3 days after I had a hysteroscopy along with cramping. Is that normal?

Ask your doctor: Questions regarding issues after surgery are always best answered by your surgeon. However light to medium bleeding after hysteroscopy is usually normal for up to 1-2 weeks. If bleeding becomes heavy, severe pain develops or a fever over 101 go to the ER ...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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After getting a hysteroscopy/ d.C. To treat asherman's syndrome should I still cramping if this was done 2 days ago and why asherman's syndrome

It may be normal: It may be normal to have some cramping for up to a week after this type of surgery. Severe pain or a fever should prompt u to call your dr right away. Asherman's syndrome is when scarring within the uterus occurs to distort the normal internal contour of the uterine cavity. It usu happens after an infection following a delivery that required a D&C afterwards; or in fection after a d&c. ...Read more

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I had my laparoscopy and hysteroscopy and a coil fitted back in december, I am still experiencing period like cramps constantly can you tell me why.

I had my laparoscopy and hysteroscopy and a coil fitted back in december, I am still experiencing period like cramps constantly can you tell me why.

Needs evaluation: Not exactly sure what a coil fitting means. If you are referring to essure then laparoscopy is not done. Clarify with your doctor what surgery you had and schedule a follow up to make sure all is ok. ...Read more

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Had d&c hysteroscopy 4wks ago. Started birth control last wk. Today severe uterine cramps and spotting. Normal?

Not sure: I am not sure what the reason is that you had the D & C and Hysteroscopy which predicates whether this cramping and spotting are normal or not. Contact the surgeon and ask this question. ...Read more

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Had hysteroscopy:d&c/polyp removed. No cramping after the first day to day 7. Days 8/9 light cramping/discomfort, infection? No odor no fever

Had hysteroscopy:d&c/polyp removed. No cramping after the first day to day 7. Days 8/9 light cramping/discomfort, infection? No odor no fever

Monitor: Some irregular spotting is expected after hysteroscopic surgery over the first few weeks. Monitor this over the next few menstrual cycles and if not improving then schedule a follow up visit for evaluation ...Read more

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In pst week had biopsy of endometrium, hysterscopy and dnc how long should I bleed and have cramps for. I still have pelvic pain also. What should I do?

In pst week had biopsy of endometrium, hysterscopy and dnc how long should I bleed and have cramps for. I still have pelvic pain also. What should I do?

Call your surgeon.: You should only bleed for a few days after your procedures. You should give the doctor a call who performed your surgery. If the surgery was done around the time you normally would expect to cycle it could have triggered an early period. ...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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What kind of complications might happen from a hysteroscopy?

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 more

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What kind of doctor can I see about a hysteroscopy?

OBGYN: A hysteroscopy is a procedure done by a gynecologist to visualize the inside of your uterus with a camera. It can locate an iud or identify any structural abnormalities that can then be biopsied. It is a relatively quick procedure that usually only takes about 30 minutes to an hour. ...Read more

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Can a hysteroscopy and a d& c help with excessive bleeding?

Can a hysteroscopy and a d& c help with excessive bleeding?

Yes: But first an ultrasound with an sis should be done and birth conrol pills can be used to decrease bleeding if you do not have any contraindications to taking them; if they fail then the ultrasound and possibly the hysteroscopy/operative hysteroscopy; the D&C is a bit outdated. ...Read more

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Could a woman still get pregnant after a hysteroscopy surgery?

Of course: It depends what the hyysteroscopy was done for, a diagnostic hyesteroscopy will not keep you from getting preg, often times hysteroscopy is done to fix an endometrial problems so u can get pregnant, I have done many of these in my office with great success. ...Read more

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When am I able to concieve after a Hysteroscopy, D&C, Polypectomy?

After 2 periods: I recommend waiting until you have had 2 normal periods to allow the endometrial lining to heal. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be bloated after hysteroscopy and myosure procedure?

Not really.: It is normal to have some cramping and intermittent to mild bleeding for 2 weeks following the procedure. Bloating doesn't necessarily mean there is a problem, but different people will have different experiences with their recovery. If you are certain that it is not diet related (some people try to eat healthy or stick with a soft or bland diet they're not used to after surgery), see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why would I start spotting five days after a hysteroscopy and d and c?

Probably normal: Light bleeding even five days after hysteroscopy is normal. However, if the bleeding requires pad change every hour or two, or if you have fever or pain, notify your doctor. ...Read more

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Can having an hysteroscopy help you become pregnant after the procedure?

Possible: If you had polyps, fibroids, adhesions, or other any other uterine anomaly that was corrected at the time of the surgery, then your fertility could be much improved afterward. ...Read more

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Orange oily leakage from anus after a hysteroscopy, should I be concerned?

Orange oily leakage from anus after a hysteroscopy, should I be concerned?

Hysteroscopy: Hysteroscopy is when a small camera is inserted into the uterus. A small amount of fluid is used to distend the cavity. It does not go near the anus. Unless another procedure was done these two things should not be related. Check with your surgeon to see if another procedure was done at the same time that might be causing this. ...Read more

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Is d&c necessary to be part of hysteroscopy for removal of polyp or fibroid?

Is d&c necessary to be part of hysteroscopy for removal of polyp or fibroid?

Probably: The D&C adds little additional risk to the hysteroscopy and is often beneficial to check the lining of the uterus besides the polyp od fibroid. ...Read more

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I have to have a laparoscopy, hysteroscopy and a d&c will it hurt afterward?

I have to have a laparoscopy, hysteroscopy and a d&c will it hurt afterward?

Pain control: Your doctor will prepare you with medication that will reduce inflammation and pain. You should be in full swing in a couple of days. ...Read more

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Is it ok to do a laproscopy, d and c and hysteroscopy surgey at the same time?

Yes.: If your gynecologist recommends it, there is no problem with this combination of interventions (d&c after hysteroscopy). ...Read more

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I'm having a hysteroscopy on March 23rd. Would getting a tattoo this week be safe?

Hysteroscopy: No. Avoid any elective procedures that can potentially delay a medically necessary procedure. ...Read more

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Had office hysteroscopy 1 wk ago today path not in yet if it was bad news would labs have called my dr by now?

Had office hysteroscopy 1 wk ago today path not in yet if it was bad news would labs have called my dr by now?

Call your doctor: There is a very good chance your doctor already has the report back. Just call and confirm. Most pathology reports are issued within 48 hours. There are some very complicated cases which may require special studies but most cases would be completed by 48 hours. ...Read more

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How common is to have spinal anesthesia for hysteroscopy d&c. I'm so scare of general anesthesia. Female/54yrs?

How common is to have spinal anesthesia for hysteroscopy d&c. I'm so scare of general anesthesia. Female/54yrs?

Not but possible: It can be done. Request that from your anesthesiologist or ask your gyn to request it for you. Good luck ...Read more

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Is 3 weeks too long to wait to have a d&c/hysteroscopy done when my endometrium is 24.5mm thick? Is this urgent?

Have D&C asap: There are many factors to consider here, but if you have been having abnormal bleeding, with a lining that thick, you need to have the procedure done as soon as possible. Not an emergency, but not something you want to put off for several months. ...Read more

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I'm 32 years old and it being a year trying to get pregnant, I want to know if hysteroscopy can help me getting pregnant?

Yes: Hysteroscopy can definitely help you with evaluation of your ability to conceive. Sometimes there are septations or tissue curtains in the uterus that prevent pregnancy from occurring and a hysteroscopy can detect that. Also, at hysteroscopy, the tubes can be evaluated to make sure there is flow or patency of the tubes (combined with laparoscopy). If you've been trying for a year, I recommend ...Read more

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I am a 59 year old female that had a hysteroscopy polypectory how long does the spotting last and when is sexual activity allowed?

I am a 59 year old female that had a hysteroscopy polypectory how long does the spotting last and when is sexual activity allowed?

See below: Spotting should stop in a couple of days, at the most. You may have sex when you are ready.
If the spotting persists, beyond one week, you should contact your doctor. ...Read more