What is Hysteroscopy?
Hysteroscopy is valuable to treat and diagnose uterus or womb problems in women. This procedure uses a thin, telescope-like camera, in order to examine the uterus condition. This camera then inserted into the uterus through the vagina, and this camera has a flashlight on the end. This instrument is additionally known as a hysteroscope. Hysteroscopy surgery in Bathinda is used to examine abnormal uterine bleeding, this means a woman is suffering from heavy menstrual periods and more frequent periods than normal. Well, abnormal bleeding is not only a sign of heavy menstrual periods but also happen during postmenopause or prepubescent. In addition to this, hysteroscopy surgery in Punjab cannot be performed during the menstrual period. For this, you need to visit the IVF centre, so that you can get proper check-up first and then go with surgical procedure. In your consultation, your doctor wants to know more about your reproductive health, if you are experiencing severe cramping along with heavy menstrual periods.
Who needs to go through this procedure?
Women reproductive problems are common these days across the world. Certain reproductive problems lead them to infertility and other fertility problems. There are several reasons why women need hysteroscopy include-
- Longer or heavier bleeding between periods.
- If your Pap test results are abnormal.
- If you are bleeding even during menopause.
- If a woman is suffering from fibroids, polyps, and scarring on her uterus.
- A woman who has repeated miscarriage.
- Or if you are suffering from fertility issues.
- If your IUD has come out of place.
- You are having a sterilization procedure as a permanent form of birth control.
Types of Hysteroscopy
There are two types of Hysteroscopy such as-
- Diagnostic hysteroscopy: This is used to examine certain conditions such as repeated miscarriage, fibroids in the uterus, fertility issues, and severe pelvic pain.
- Operative hysteroscopy: This procedure is performed to remove adhesions, an intrauterine device that is inserted into the uterus for birth control, and fibroids that are present in the uterus.
How is a hysteroscopy surgery performed?
As we stated above, your specialist inserts an instrument in your uterus for investigation. Let’s have a look at a detailed procedure.
Before the procedure
Prior to this surgery, your doctor will prescribe you medication, in order to relax you. He will give you a general or local anesthesia to ease any type of pain or discomfort according to your condition. Your team of specialists may additionally insert certain type of medications into the cervix with the goal to open it. This is necessary to perform surgery easily.
During the procedure
During the surgery, he then inserted an instrument that is known as a speculum into the vagina, to open it. This is valuable to examine to uterus lining properly and a carbon dioxide fluid is pumped via hysteroscope into the uterus. After that, the hysteroscope is moved gently to examine and get images of the fallopian tubes as well as tissues. Your doctor then observes the images to understand the problem. The operative hysteroscopy is performed to remove fibroids and adhesions. This procedure only takes 30 minutes and 10 minutes to diagnose the condition as well.
After the procedure
You will surely experience bleeding and cramping are normal after this procedure. You can go back to your home on the same day and you will be able to go back to your activities the very next day. This procedure does not require more bed rest because this is a completely safe and secure procedure. However, we recommend you to avoid sex for a week to reduce the risk of infection. Or if you are experiencing any pain, then you must go with prescribed medications so that you can get relief.