I did a HSG procedure on the 5th day of my mentrual cycle. I was still spotting that day. A few months after the HSG, i experienced pelvic pain and spotting between period. My gyn confirmed i have endometriosis. My question is can the HSG procedure cause a backflow of mentrual blood to the fallopio tiub and ovary and cause the endometriosis cell to grow inside?
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HSG procedure has high chances of making endometrial cells spill out along with the dye. The possibility of endometriosis cannot be ruled out. If your symptoms were present since before the procedure, then the procedure alone cannot be blamed for being the cause for endometriosis. If the symptoms have started/developed purely after the HSG procedure, then it can be held responsible for the endometriosis growth or worsening.
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