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What kind of complications might happen from a hysteroscopy?

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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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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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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3 miscarri.Hysteroscopy &X-ray done.Dr said is unicormate uterus.Is this results enough to say wich type uterus I am and he said not abble to have bab?

3 miscarri.Hysteroscopy &X-ray done.Dr said is unicormate uterus.Is this results enough to say wich type uterus I am and he said not abble to have bab?

Check with doctor: Your doctor will have more information than we do and should be able to address the specifics of your case. in general a unicornuate uterus does not decrease ones fertility. ...Read more

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What's a hysteroscopy for?

Uterine cavity: Hysteroscopy involves inspection of the uterine cavity using a fiber optic endoscope with access through the cervix. It allows for diagnosis of intrauterine disease and serves as a method for surgical intervention. ...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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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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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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Should i abstain from sex before a hysteroscopy?

Not necessarily: Depends in part on the reason for the hysterectomy, but generally this should not be a problem. ...Read more