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What are the side effects of vaginally inserted misoprostol to soften the cervix in order to have a hysteroscopy polyp removal?

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

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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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3 miscarriage.X-ray uretus & Hysteroscopy done,uretus right side block.is posible to be open? If it is how long I can try for babies?thanks

3 miscarriage.X-ray uretus & Hysteroscopy done,uretus right side block.is posible to be open? If it is how long I can try for babies?thanks

Clarification: It is important to schedule follow up with the doctor who did the tests to clarify what was found and what the treatment plans are. If you mean that you right fallopian tube is blocked then it is a good sign the left is working fine since you were able to get pregnant three times. A blocked tube is unrelated to miscarriages. ...Read more

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Why will the Dr do a hysteroscopy?

See the uterus: To directly visualized the lining of the uterus and possible biopsies and occasional treatment. ...Read more

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Anyone have perf with a hysteroscopy?

Anyone have perf with a hysteroscopy?

Uterine Perforation: It can happen but rarely if appropriate measures are taken. Ie - knowing the position, size, and shape of the uterus before inserting instruments (exam +/- ultrasound). Experienced gyn surgeons rarely perf a uterus and if it does occur, they can recognize it immediately. Midline perfs usually heal well, lateral trauma can damage blood vessels & need repair. So, it's uncommon but possible. ...Read more

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What could cause pain after a hysteroscopy?

What could cause pain after a hysteroscopy?

Cramping/ gas?: If there is pain to the shoulder / upper abdomen this could be associated with gas introduced into the area during the hysteroscopy. Post operative cramping can also occur. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hysteroscopy?

Hysteroscopy: 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 into the uterine cavity. ...Read more

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What are the risks involved in a hysteroscopy?

What are the risks involved in a hysteroscopy?

Overall very safe: A diagnostic hysteroscopy carries a small risk of uterine perforation, bleeding or infection. Operative hysteroscopy for removal of fibroids or an abnormal uterine septum(wall) carries a higher risk of perforation. ...Read more

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Why would a 70 year female need a hysteroscopy?

Why would a 70 year female need a hysteroscopy?

Bleeding: Further defining the endocervical and endometrial cavities and directed biopies. ...Read more

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Difference between laproscopy and hysteroscopy?

Difference between laproscopy and hysteroscopy?

It is where the telescope goes: Laparoscopy goes in the abdomen to look at the abdomen and the pelvis hysteroscopy looks inside the vagina the cervix and uterus. ...Read more

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Can i exercise 6 days after hysteroscopy polypectomy?

Can i exercise 6 days after hysteroscopy polypectomy?

Yes: Start with mild exercise such as walking. If the activity induces bleeding, slow down or stop. ...Read more

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