Hysteroscopy: A simple solution for complex problems
Do you suffer from heavy periods, pelvic pain, infertility, or other uterine problems? If so, you may benefit from a hysteroscopy at our clinic. A hysteroscopy is a quick and easy way to look inside your womb and discover what’s causing your symptoms.
It removes polyps, fibroids, scar tissue, or other growths that may affect your fertility or health. Our experienced gynaecologists will guide you through every step of the process, from consultation to recovery. You’ll be amazed by how much better you’ll feel after a hysteroscopy at our clinic.
Hysteroscopy can improve your uterine health and fertility by allowing your doctor to:
If you are experiencing abnormal bleeding, pelvic pain, recurrent miscarriages or infertility, you may have a condition that affects your uterus. Sometimes, the uterus can have problems that make it hard for you to get pregnant or carry a baby to term.
Some of these problems include:
Growths of tissue that stick out from the lining of the uterus
Noncancerous tumours that grow in or on the wall of the uterus
Scar tissue that forms inside the uterus after surgery or infection
A wall of tissue that divides the uterus into two parts
Abnormal shapes or sizes of the uterus
These problems can interfere with your fertility by blocking the passage of sperm or eggs, preventing implantation of an embryo, causing inflammation or infection, or increasing the risk of miscarriage. Fortunately, there is a way to diagnose and treat these problems with a single procedure called hysteroscopy.
Hysteroscopy offers many benefits compared to other methods of diagnosing and treating uterine problems. Some of these benefits are:
Like any procedure, hysteroscopy also has some risks and complications. These include:
These risks are rare and usually mild. Your doctor will explain them to you before you undergo a hysteroscopy.
Hysteroscopy can diagnose or treat various uterine conditions that may affect your fertility or menstrual health. Some health conditions include polyps, fibroids, adhesions, septum and malformations.
To prepare for hysteroscopy, you should:
Your doctor will give you more specific instructions based on your medical history and condition.
After hysteroscopy, you may have cramping, bleeding or spotting for a few days. You should avoid sexual intercourse, tampons and douching until your doctor tells you it’s safe. You should also drink plenty of fluids and take painkillers as prescribed.