Hsg

HSG or hysterosalpingography is a procedure that uses X-rays to view the uterus and fallopian tubes. It is used to see if the fallopian tubes are completely or partially blocked, which might be a cause of infertility. It is also done to see if the tubes are completely blocked after tubal sterilization.

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I have been diagnosed with asthenozoospermia. Can I still become a father?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32 year old male married for five years. My wife and I are trying for a baby for the last two and a half years with no luck. My wife had gone for an HSG and other tests and her reports are all good. My semen analysis was fine too. We had gone for IUI thrice with no luck. Now, f...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). As per your report, you have asthenoteratozoospermia. Also, your report shows pus cells. Now, I suggest the following:  Get a semen culture done to rule out an infection in the semen which may ...  Read Full »

Which test should I undergo for irregular periods?

Query: Hello doctor,I had a one-day period during my last menstrual cycle. After 14 days, I had pink spotting for three days. Then it turned to a brown discharge and then a normal bleeding like my menstruation. All this went on for 10 days. Today, the bleeding is very light. I am trying to conceive. My gyn...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, once the bleeding has completely stopped, you can go for the hysterosalpingography test. So, please wait until then. Once the period gets over, immediately on the next day, you can go for the test. However, if you have a doubt, get back to me. Take care. For furt...  Read Full »

My HSG report says I have bilateral hydrosalpinx. Will this cause trouble for conceiving?

Query: Hi doctor, My HSG report says bilateral hydrosalpinx noted with a free peritoneal spill on the left side. What does this mean? Can I conceive normally? If yes, then how? I have hypothyroidism, which is under control. I take Eltroxin 100 mcg and 75 mcg on alternate days. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? I have seen your report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). In HSG (hysterosalpingogram), only the right tube looks dilated showing no spill of dye. But the left tube is tortuous and shows the spill of dye very well. Let me explain, the t...  Read Full »

After I started trying for pregnancy, my menstrual cycle has become long. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25 year old female, and we are trying to conceive from the last six months, but so far no luck. But, I have noticed a change in my menstrual cycle, it used to be very regular and last for 28 days. But, since we started trying for a baby, my menstrual cycle has gotten longer (35 to...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let me start on a positive note, a young lady of 25 years, whose gynecologist says there is no problem, means she has very high chances of pregnancy. The right time for pregnancy is from 19 to 35 years. Kindly see if the following checklist of investigations has been done...  Read Full »

Why are eggs not maturing in my ovaries?

Query: Hi doctor, I am trying to conceive for over a year now, but unsuccessful. I went to a gynecologist and he told me that I have no eggs maturing in my ovary and was given Clomid 50 mg. My eggs did not mature and it only grows up to 10 mm. He asked me to come again to try IUI treatments. He mentioned t...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have to do blood tests such as fasting sugar, thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), prolactin and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), testosterone and ultrasound of pelvis to see the cause for the immaturity of eggs. Depending on the reports, treatment is advise...  Read Full »

What is the meaning of HSG test?

Query: Hello doctor, What is the meaning of HSG test? The uterine tubes are patent bilaterally. There is bilateral spontaneous contrast médium spillage into the peritoneal cavity. The contrast filled uterine cavity demonstrates normal morphology with a central immobile smooth spherical filling defe...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. HSG is hysterosalpingogram, X-ray while spilling contrast from the cervix to see patency of tubes. Due to infection, endometriosis and infertility issues, tubes could be blocked. So, to check the patency of tubes this test is advised. This report (attachment removed to ...  Read Full »

Please help me understand my HSG test report.

Query: Hello doctor, My HSG test report is as follows. Impression: Contrast spill into the peritoneal cavity was not visualized on the left side, however faintly probably seen on the right side. Clinical correlation is suggested for further management. What does this mean?  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and understood your problem. (attachment removed to protect patient identity) However, I would like you to answer a few questions so that I can help you better. Did you get a pelvic ultrasound scan done? Your HSG report says tubes visualized and no dilatati...  Read Full »

Other than HSG, how to evaluate my fertility?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. I have attached my reports. I have a very regular cycle of 28days. I also use OPK. My reports have been standard. I was prescribed Siphene 50 mg though I ovulate on my own and am on the sixth cycle now. I also used to take Duphaston 50 mg twice for 10 days. Now, I am i...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your reports are normal and your husband's semen is also normal (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have mentioned that the ultrasound scan is normal. But, I cannot see any report regarding blood sugar and TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone). Also, there ...  Read Full »

Will IUI treatment work for me?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27 year old female. Please evaluate my HSG reports and let us know if there are any complications.  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and reports and understand your concerns (attachment removed to protect patient identity). In your report, the right side tube is patent and the left side tube is blocked. So, you have to get your treatment for the same. Please le...  Read Full »

Had sex from 13th to 18th day of my cycle. Will I get pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I got married before three and a half years and before three months decided to have baby. Last month consulted a gynecologist. She did some test both for me and my husband. Everything is normal except that I am hypothyroid. Doctor prescribed me Thyronorm for three months. Again I her on m...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your problem. You should be aware that chance of pregnancy is there in every cycle, but in which cycle you will be pregnant is not predictable. The more desperate you become, the stress will cause more delay and so relax. You have mentioned that a...  Read Full »

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