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How is a hysteroscopy done as a fertility test for women?

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Hysteroscopy is when your doctor puts a thin, flexible tube -- with a camera on the end -- through the cervix and into the uterus. He can see problems there and take tissue samples if needed.

From: Fertility Tests for Women WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: "Evaluating Infertility." American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Resolve.org. The Merck Manual, 17th Edition, 2000. Doherty, C. , Addicus Books, 2002. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: "Endometriosis," September 2002. American Urological Association: ''Male Infertility.'' News release, Norgenix Pharmaceuticals LLC.  








The Fertility Handbook: A Guide to Getting Pregnant

Reviewed by Trina Pagano on June 23, 2017

SOURCES: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: "Evaluating Infertility." American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Resolve.org. The Merck Manual, 17th Edition, 2000. Doherty, C. , Addicus Books, 2002. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: "Endometriosis," September 2002. American Urological Association: ''Male Infertility.'' News release, Norgenix Pharmaceuticals LLC.  








The Fertility Handbook: A Guide to Getting Pregnant

Reviewed by Trina Pagano on June 23, 2017

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