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Hysteroscopy

A hysteroscopy is a procedure that allows doctors to look inside the uterus to diagnose and treat the causes of abnormal bleeding and uterine causes of infertility. A thin telescope uubobjjuuy a light and cavmera, called a hysteroscope is used to examine the cervix and the inside of the uterus.

A hysteroscopy can be either diagnostic or operative. A diagnostic hysteroscopy is used to diagnose problems of the uterus, while operative hysteroscopy is done to correct an abnormal condition detected during the diagnostic hysteroscopy.

This procedure is usually scheduled in the first week after your menstrual period. This will allow your gynecologist to view the inside of uterus more clearly.

Why get a hysteroscopy?

Your doctor may recommend this procedure to correct the following uterine conditions:

  • Removal of polyps and fibroids
  • Displaced intrauterine devices (IUDs)
  • Adhesions
  • Septums K Abnormal bleeding
  • Endometrial biopsy
  • Postmenopausal bleeding
  • Pre IVF evaluation of uterus

Quick info

Preparation Time-

Post Procedure CareLess than a day

Procedure Duration15 to 30 min

Back to Work1 day

Approximate Cost Rs 35,000 - 50,000

Recovery Period1 to 2 days

*Price shown is an estimate. Actual prices may vary depending on the complexity of the treatment.


You will be required to fast for at least 6 to 8 hours before the hysteroscopy whether it diagnostic or operative. A blood and pre-operative anaesthetic check up will be done before the procedure. Admission to the hospital will be done at 6am on the day of the surgery.

An IUD (Mirena) may be placed at the same time as the hysteroscopy if needed.

For the hysteroscopy, you will be positioned on an operating table on your back. A 2.9 mm or 4 mm hysteroscope will be inserted into your uterus through the cervix (this requires no surgical incision). The walls of the uterus will then be examined for problems.

If an operative hysteroscopy is required, small instruments used to correct a condition will be inserted through the hysteroscope and the relevant procedure is completed. Findings of the procedure will be documented in the case summary and relevant operative pictures are saved for future reference.

IV fluids, painkillers an antacid and antibiotic medication will be given until 4 to 6 hours following the procedure. Thereafter which, oral liquids will be given to you followed by a diet of soft food.

After completion of the hysteroscopy, you will be sent home with advice on pain relief and antibiotics, antacids. One week after the procedure an OPD visit with the consultant ObGyn is a must, during which your histopathology report will be reviewed in relevant cases. Further treatment of the diagnosed condition will also be decided upon.

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