Pregnancy Success After Hysteroscopy – Dr. Archana Dhawan Bajaj

Some internal issue in your reproductive system might obstruct your chances to conceive and achieve parenthood. The infertility doctor may consider to examine or investigate the infertility issue by conducting a hysteroscopy procedure. After a profound investigation in the uterus with the help of hysteroscopy procedure, the fertility specialist will be able to decide what can be the best solution that can make you conceive. Many patients still remain in apprehension regarding pregnancy success after hysteroscopy. Dr Archana Dhawan Bajaj, a senior and highly experience fertility expert reveals that the successful pregnancy after hysteroscopy depends on a bunch of factors. Hence, it is important to consult with the doctor and discuss what can be the best chances of pregnancy after hysteroscopy.

Generally, if you are not able to conceive due to the issue such as having irregular or a heavy menstrual period, severe cramping or your infertility specialist wants to know more about your reproductive health, she may ask you to have a hysteroscopy. The procedure of hysteroscopy broadly helps the doctor to have an extensive and up-close look at your cervix and uterus and help her to find out what is causing problems.

What is hysteroscopy ?

Hysteroscopy is the procedure that is conducted by the trained specialist to diagnose the uterus by utilizing a hysteroscope. With the help of this procedure, the doctor looks inside the uterus to treat any abnormal bleeding.

Why would I need this procedure?

Hysteroscopy is commonly performed when a woman experiences abnormal period such as longer or heavier than normal or there is bleeding between the periods. You can be recommended this procedure in the following situations:

  • There are fibroids, polyps, or scarring on the uterus.
  • The pap smear test results are abnormal.
  • You have had more than one or multiple miscarriages
  • If the doctors require a small tissue sample of the lining of your uterus.
  • Having a sterilization procedure as a permanent form of birth control.
  • You IUD has come out of place
  • You experience bleeding after the menopause

The purpose to perform hysteroscopy may include as such below:

  • Locate the cause of abnormal bleeding
  • Removal of polyps fibroids
  • Removal of scar tissue
  • Identify the causes of infertility
  • Asherman’s syndrome
  • Septum

How hysteroscopy is done

Hysteroscopy is performed in the hospital or at the doctor’s clinic. You will be administered local or general anesthesia during the procedure. The hysteroscope is tenderly inserted into the uterus through the cervix. After this, the doctor uses either gas or saline through the hysteroscope into your uterus to expand it a little bit so that they can have a clear view of its lining and the opening of your fallopian tubes through the hysteroscope. The procedure assists the IVF doctor getting to the root cause of infertility as well, as a result, they would be able to apply more specific infertility treatment that can produce a positive outcome.

What is the possibility of pregnancy success after hysteroscopy

It goes without saying that the possibility of achieving a successful pregnancy after hysteroscopy in women suffering infertility issues enhances radically. There are some factors as well that help in determining the success such as procedure and treatment method used and the experienced and quality of fertility specialist taking care of your infertility issue. It is also quite crucial that the procedure is performed with sheer precision and treatment method that is followed by the doctor does not lack quality.

However, despite the fact that pregnancy after hysteroscopy is considered healthy but it has limited shreds of evidence as there are several studies conducted to ensure the pregnancy success after hysteroscopy, but there is a scarcity of adequate amount of concrete and explicit evidence acknowledging this fact.

Does fertility improve after hysteroscopy?

Being one of the leading IVF and fertility expert Dr. Archana Dhawan Bajaj, many women come to her clinic to get a lucid answer to the question. In a bid to provide them an appropriate and comprehensive answer she rather explains it further. A large number of women are suffering from the problem of infertility due to undefined reason. It is also called unexplained infertility. At times, due to the presence of certain abnormalities such as endometrial polyps, submucous fibroid, septum and adhesion the process of fertilized egg implantation could not transpire. Once such abnormalities are taken care of and treated by the doctor effectively through hysteroscopy, the fertility gets improved in such women.

How effective hysteroscopy is in improving the chances of pregnancy?

Infertility is a universal issue that affects the components of reproductive health. In this regard, the role and effectiveness of hysteroscopy are considered very positive in improving pregnancy. As it is already mentioned above that the chances of pregnancy improve after hysteroscopy as the abnormalities get right treatment. Although the studies does not fully confirm it, but there are many cases that witness that hysteroscopy has improved their chances of conception. Albeit, more prominent evidences are still being collected that could prove this point convincingly. Among all, the effectiveness of hysteroscopy in improving pregnancy still remain positive as it eliminates certain abnormalities like fibroid, polyps, adhesion, internal bleeding and septum from the uterus and making the implantation of egg easier.

Hysteroscopy and IVF

In case the patient had at least two or more failed IVF or ICSI attempts, under such prevailing condition the diagnostic or operative hysteroscopy before the subsequent IVF or ICSI procedure is considered that it will improve the consequence of reproductive treatment. Generally, unsuccessful IVF outcomes prevail owing to the factors such as issues with the uterus of the woman or genetic issues. Hence, some clinic routinely performs hysteroscopy procedure on every woman prior to starting the IVF treatment. It is so because they believe that the removal of scar tissue or polyps can potentially enhance the success rate of the treatment.

Hysteroscopy complications

Some complications that may erupt include as such below

  • Extreme pain and cramps
  • Heavy bleeding
  • Migraine
  • High fever
  • Formation of blood clots
  • Risk that occurs due to anesthesia
  • Foul smell during vaginal discharge

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