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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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How to interpret my HSG result?

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 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 »

My hysterosalpingography report says stenosis of the left fallopian tube. Can I conceive?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 29-year-old and trying to conceive. I did an HSG. There is no opacification of the distal two-thirds. There is no peritoneal spillage from the left fallopian tube. The right fallopian tube does not opacify in keeping with a cornual occlusion. The impression is cornual occlusion of t...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. The most common cause of secondary infertility is tubal problems. The most common problem is infection. This could be any of the vaginal organisms which can ascend into the uterus & later into the tubes. They usually damage both tubes at ...  Read Full »

Can I get pregnant if I had sex on 13th day of my cycle?

Query: Hi doctor, I got married before three and a half years and before three months decided to have baby. Last month I 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 tablets for three months. Again ...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 all tests w...  Read Full »

I underwent an HSG test. Please review my reports.

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 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 let me...  Read Full »

I am taking the last Clomid cycle. Will I conceive?

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 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 »

My fallopian tubes are blocked. What can be done?

Query: Hello doctor, I need a second opinion on my HSG report.  Read Full »

Dr. Jain Padmesh Satishchand

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Usually, at least two radiographic films are shot during the HSG (hysterosalpingogram) procedure, one during filling of the cavity and the second showing the spill of the dye from the tubes. In some cases, three films are shot. I would like to see the other film as an...  Read Full »

I had many tests like the DHL test, HSG test, and sonography, but no positive results came in pregnancy though reports of every test were normal. Why did I not conceive?

Query: Hi doctor, I had many tests like the DHL test, HSG test, and sonography, but no positive results came in pregnancy though reports of every test were normal. Kindly suggest to me what to do. Why did I not conceive? Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. DHL (diagnostic hysterolaparoscopy) and HSG (hysterosalpingography) show no blockage in the fallopian tubes. The scan can only show that the uterus has no problems like fibroids. Other factors you need to evaluate: 1. Wife should get thyroid an...  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 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 »

I had a laparotomic myomectomy and missed two periods after that. Why?

Query: Hello doctor. Please assist with my below question. I am 34-year-old and I recently had a laparotomic myomectomy five years ago due to presenting primary infertility and a multi-fibroid uterus and the operation went well. There was no mitotic activity observed, no atypia, and no areas of necrosis. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You had a myomectomy and laparotomy for multi fibroid uterus five years ago have been treated for infertility and were advised to reduce weight as well. Postoperatively you had irregular or no periods and some allergic or asthmatic attacks as well for that had sympto...  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 gy...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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.   Read Full »

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