Frequently Asked Questions
Hysteroscopy can be used in the following situations:
- Remove any adhesions that have formed as a result of an infection or previous surgery.
- When a lady experiences more than two miscarriages in a row, figure out what's causing it.
- Look for an intrauterine device (IUD) (IUD)
- Perform sterilisation, which involves inserting tiny implants into a woman's fallopian tubes as a permanent type of birth control using a hysteroscope.
- You may be given medication to help you relax before the treatment, or a general or local anaesthetic may be used to stop the pain. If you have general anesthesia, you will not be conscious during the procedure
For the 24 hours leading up to the hysteroscopy, you may be instructed not to douche, use tampons, or utilise vaginal medicines. Assure that you have someone to drive you home as you won't be able to drive or get home on your own due to anaesthesia and pain medication.
In most cases, women feel completely fine and return to normal activities, including work. However, if you may want to take a day off to rest, particularly if you had treatment such as fibroids removal in which general anaesthetic was used.
Hysteroscopy is a procedure that is quite safe. However, there is a slight risk that the hysteroscope will penetrate the uterus or cervix.
No, it does not affect the menstrual cycle.