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What is a hysteroscopy?

Hysteroscopy is a procedure that allows your doctor to look inside your uterus in order to diagnose and does the treatment. Hysteroscopy is done using a thin, lighted tube inserted into the vagina to do examination of the the cervix and inside of the uterus. Hysteroscopy can be either operative or diagnostic.

When is operative hysteroscopy used?

Following are performed by the doctor to check the following uterine conditions:

  • Polyps and fibroids : Hysteroscopy is used to detect and remove these non cancerous growths if found in the uterus.
  • Adhesions :These are the uterine adhesions and they are bands of scar tissue that can form in the uterus and may cause changes in menstrual flow and also in infertility. Hysteroscopy would help doctors to locate and remove the adhesions.
  • Septums: Hysteroscopy can help to determine if any uterine septum is present , any defect of the uterus that is present from the time of birth.

When should hysteroscopy be performed?

Doctor recommend scheduling the hysteroscopy for the first week after your menstrual period. This timing will provide the physicians with the perfect view of the inside of the uterus. This procedure is also performed to identify the cause of unexplained bleeding or spotting in postmenopausal women.