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Hysteroscopy For Infertility
Sort of ...: The hsg is an x-ray test performed by gently pushing contrast through the tubes to see if they are open or blocked. Some studies have shown an increase in pregnancy after the test but usually with a type of contrast that we do not use much anymore. Depending on your situation, you could try to conceive for a few months after the test. Mostly, we just push ahead. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
NONE: Ectopic pregency of cervix is rare even rare going to full term, unless get implanted close to uterus, then a nightmare to managing team, always associated with bleeding, could be massive, usually aborts, or require urgent surgical intervention, and medical treatment has no role. Leave it to expert OB surgeon to handle the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Endometriosis: Surgery is the gold standard, and reduces the amount/extent of disease. The most effective medical treatment is the drug lupron(r). It is costly with some side effects, but is safe and often as good for pain as surgery. The injectible contraceptive depo-provera gives mixed results. A much older drug, danazol, is mostly no longer used. ...Read more
Trying to conceive for 3 yrs underwent laparoscopy for endometriosis ,culture report states mycobacterium other than tuberculosis.doc prescrb akt4 ?
What is a better medical choice with tubal ligation to obtain a pregnancy; IVF or tubal reversal?
Depends: There are a number of factors in making that decision including what type of tubal ligation you had, how many years ago it occurred, and what your fertility is like now according to labs that would show how your ovaries function. If you are making that decision, you should have a consultation with a reproductive endocrinologist to see if he/she thinks you are a good candidate for either. ...Read more
Is laprocopy surgery necessary for arcutate uterus shown by HSG .
Tubes normal and Ultrasound shows normal uterus with PCOD. Age: 25 years and married?
No.: No. An arcuate uterus has a slight midline septum with a broad fundal cavity indentation. There is a risk of miscarriage is greater with longer septa. Pregnancy outcomes are usually good. If treatment is necessary, hysteroscopic resection is usually the treatment. I would suggest that if you are having recurrent miscarriages. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
PCOS, Endometriosis, Heavy Cycles, 33yo, tubal ligation 3 yrs ago. Would an endometrial ablation lessen my symptoms/cancer risks?
Maybe not: Endometrial cancer can be obscured by endometrial ablations if it is not ruled out prior to the procedure by biopsy. Many women continue to have bleeding post endometrial ablation procedures, and the most likely conclusive treatment is hysterectomy if you no longer desire children. ...Read more
Many: Laparoscopy will determine whether if there is endometriosis or pelvic adhesions. Laparoscopy will show abnormalities where traditional ultrasound, mri, or cat scan cannot. Correcting abnormalities with laparoscopy will improve fertilization and implantation then subsequently a successful pregnancy can ensue. ...Read more
Ablation T.L.: You should expect more pain and discomfort with this combined surgery esp. If you had irregular periods beside anemia and follow postoperative instructions closely and particularly about resume activities and relationshion as every gyn may have slight differance in case management and preferance by experience. ...Read more
Pregnancy and UAE: Many studies have described successfully and, presumably, healthy pregnancies carried to term after uterine artery embolization. You will need to consult with your ob/gyn regarding your particular circumstance, especially given your history of cervical pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes and No: The Novasure ablation procedure is specifically to decrease or stop heavy menstrual bleeding. Women who also have endometriosis can still have the procedure; however, it won't help with their endometriosis. The reason for this is that endometriosis is outside the uterus. The Novasure procedure works by cauterizing the inside of the uterus. Best wishes! ...Read more