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Doctor insights on: Miscarriage And Hsg Hysterosalpingography

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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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Risks of miscarriage in pregnancy just after hsg?

Risks of miscarriage in pregnancy just after hsg?

HSG: If you conceived shortly after the hsg there should be no increased risk of miscarriage. Indeed, hsg exams were noted to improve fertility in women whose tubes may have been blocked by debris which was, "blown out" by the procedure. ...Read more

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Possible to have viable pregnancy after 1 miscarriage@6wks, 1 chemical, 1 ectopic w/ right tube removed@7wks? Hsg good. Any other recommended tests?

Possible to have viable pregnancy after 1 miscarriage@6wks, 1 chemical, 1 ectopic w/ right tube removed@7wks? Hsg good. Any other recommended tests?

Yes: Your history is complicated.Your gynecologists should be consulted regarding the value of additional testing. With the history you have provided your pregnancy losses do not appear to be related to a specific single cause. Your gynecologist could help determine if there is additional historical information that may identify a cause and this could result in additional specific testing. ...Read more

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Endometrial lining was 1mm 7 days post ovulation- periods are very light, 2 miscarriages, HSG shows abnormal uterine shape- could this be asherman's?

Endometrial lining was 1mm 7 days post ovulation- periods are very light, 2 miscarriages, HSG shows abnormal uterine shape- could this be asherman's?

Yes, Asherman's: Asherman's syndrome is adhesions of the uterus. The adhesions form usually after a procedure like a D&C for miscarriage. Adhesions are areas where there is no normal endometrial tissue cover that will grow to allow for pregnancy implantation or periods. Treating this can be difficult and take time to heal. I recommend you seek care with a reproductive endocrinologist. ...Read more

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How can I relieve my hysterosalpingography (hsg) worries?

How can I relieve my hysterosalpingography (hsg) worries?

What worries?: Worried about discomfort or getting bad news? Talk with your doctor is a good start either way. I personally do up to 5-6 hsgs a week: all women dislike it, but 99% say it's not much different than having a pap (but that's my personal experience.) reading scare stories on the internet is one of the least helpful thigns you can do! good luck, you'll do fine. ...Read more

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Can hysterosalpingography affect my period, i had the HSG since january 16, i've been supposed to have my period on the february 5 th it hasn't show?

Can hysterosalpingography  affect my period, i had the HSG since january 16, i've been supposed to have my period on the february 5 th it  hasn't show?

Yes: You may be pregnant! not infrequently, the hsg may unclog tubes or enhance tubal motility. If this was a normal study and there are no other issues related to you infertility, then there is a possibility that you could be pregnant! check as soon as possible! ...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

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more


Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is a "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only an elective interrupted ...Read more