What Affects the Test
Reasons you may not be able to
have the hysteroscopy or why the results may not be helpful include:
- Having your menstrual period. Your doctor will
not be able to see the lining clearly.
- Being pregnant. A
hysteroscopy will not be done if you are pregnant because of the risk to your
- If a vaginal or cervical
infection is present.
If you are not sexually active, a hysteroscopy can be done
anytime. But it is best to have a hysteroscopy when you are not having your
If you are past
menopause, a hysteroscopy can be done anytime.
What To Think About
Primary Medical Reviewer
||Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
||Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
||February 10, 2010
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
February 10, 2010
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