Hysterosalpingography

Hysterosalpingography is a diagnostic test used in women having problems conceiving, and it uses real-time x-rays to examine the uterus and fallopian tubes. It can also be used to determine the severity of uterine tumors, fibroids, or adhesions, and to investigate the cause of a miscarriage.

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My fallopian tubes are blocked. What can be done?

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


Dr. Padmesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

How to plan for my pregnancy after taking Humog injection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old female, and I am trying to conceive for the last 1.5 years. My husband works for a month in another country and has 15 days of leave. So, when he goes to work, I do not accompany him. We have tried conceiving many times, but we did not have any luck. My menstrual cyc...  Read Full »


Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? Let me start on a positive note that, you are at the right age for pregnancy (19 to 35 years), so never lose hope. You need to improve your health first. Your BMI is 14, and your expected weight is 55 to 59 kg. I will not ask you to start eating a ...  Read Full »

Can you suggest to us ways to get pregnant while having a semen infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 45 year old male, and my wife is 26 years. We have been trying to have a baby for the past seven years. I had a sperm analysis in 2011. My count was 68 m, all the parameters were good except the presence of Proteus spp. bacteria. The doctor injected me with gentamycin once, and...  Read Full »


Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Let me start on a positive note by saying that she stands a very good chance of pregnancy, but there are some small issues in your infertility treatment which I will try to cl...  Read Full »

Does presence of fibroids play a role in delayed pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, Please guide me regarding fibroid treatment as I am trying to conceive since the last four years.  Read Full »


Dr. Aishwarya Parthasarathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Fibroids are the most common benign tumor in the uterus. It occurs in 40 % of the women. They can cause infertility, but not every fibroid causes infertility. They can lead to an altered sperm movement if present in the cervical canal, causing infertility. What...  Read Full »

Is it normal to find a 20 mm follicle on the fifth day of menstruation?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a female weighing 65 kg and my height is 5'6". A 20 mm follicle found on day five of menstruation, what does it mean? I had cramp since day four till day six. Last month 5.7 mm hemorrhagic cyst was found on left ovary during day three but this month it got disappeared and now 20 mm ...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and understood your problem. Are your periods regular? Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) , prolactin, hemoglobin (Hb), total count (TC), differential count (DC) levels and cancer antigen (CA125) are all normal. Ultrasound of pelvis suggests follicular...  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. Balakrishnan. R

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 »

I am trying to get pregnant for two years. How to achieve it?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been trying to conceive for about 2 years now. My prolactin is 31.8 ng/mL, progesterone is 4.1ng/mL, not opacified left fallopian tube and no free peritoneal spillage of contrast noted. My partner has varicocele. I had a shot of progesterone. Please provide some advice on how we ca...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is evident from HSG (hysterosalpingogram) that you have a left tubal block and only the right tube is patent. Secondly, considering that your partner has varicocele, it is important to get his semen analysis done to check for sperm count and quality if it is adeq...  Read Full »

Can C-section scars affect tubal ligation?

Query: Hi doctor, I had my tubal ligation over a year ago during my fifth C-section. The doctor told me that he had a difficult time doing it because of all the scar tissue and my tubes were stuck to my ovaries. I have been worried this whole year because he did not act real confident. How does scar tissue...  Read Full »


Dr. Joshi Shalaka Kishor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Repeated cesarean section give rise to adhesions in the abdominal cavity. That means, during healing process the internal organ develop adhesions and they stick to each other. The likelihood of the operation could be tested by doing hysterosalpingography (HSG) wh...  Read Full »

Please examine my friend's semen report and provide a suggestion.

Query: Hi doctor, My friend is 32 years old and got married before two years. But, he did not have any kid yet. My friend got semen analysis test. The report was attached. Kindly check. Also, I have attached some of his wife's reports. Please give a valuable suggestion for getting pregnant.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand the situation. With the information provided to me and reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) suggest blood work up and the semen analysis are fine. I guess the female partner needs to be evaluated for infertility. She needs to undergo c...  Read Full »

Is there a way to prevent ectopic pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife had first ectopic pregnancy before two years and her left tube was ruptured. She had laparoscopic surgery at that time and the bleeding was stopped by laser and the tube was left in ruptured condition. After one year we tried, but did not conceive. After two years of the incident,...  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If tuberculosis have not done irreversible damage to the tube and endometrium (inner lining of the uterus), then pregnancy can happen either naturally or with treatment. A simplest way to check these two things is one mid-cycle ultrasound (around day 13 or 14 of menses) t...  Read Full »

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