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How uncomfortable is hysterosalpingogram?

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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Shouldn't be bad

An hsg typically has the same set up as a pap smear.
A small catheter is inserted into the cervix held in place with a little balloon that gets inflated to hold it in place. This may cause cramping, it shouldn't be severe. Once the contrast is injected, it shouldn't hurt if it's a low volume low pressure hsg for essure test. If it's for infertility, it may cause slight pain. Take nsaids prior.

In brief: Shouldn't be bad

An hsg typically has the same set up as a pap smear.
A small catheter is inserted into the cervix held in place with a little balloon that gets inflated to hold it in place. This may cause cramping, it shouldn't be severe. Once the contrast is injected, it shouldn't hurt if it's a low volume low pressure hsg for essure test. If it's for infertility, it may cause slight pain. Take nsaids prior.
Dr. Miguel Cano
Dr. Miguel Cano
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Dr. Kevin Carson
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: Different forpatient

Some patients have no discomfort while other patients may not be able to tolerate the procedure.

In brief: Different forpatient

Some patients have no discomfort while other patients may not be able to tolerate the procedure.
Dr. Kevin Carson
Dr. Kevin Carson
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