The doctor had used a metal clamp for me which aside from the pinching he kept clamping and unclamping and twisting it around to I guess get a better view of where the catheter needed to be. He tried to insert it three times with two different catheters; after the second time he said he’d get someone else to do it. His excuse was he couldn’t get the catheter to stay in. I thought he meant he was going to go get another doctor but after the third try he said I was going to have to go somewhere else because they didn’t have the right equipment. When I told a few people about it they told me I needed to go elsewhere for another opinion and that if they bill me I should fight it. What would be your intake on this??
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replied March 30th, 2015
Hello,
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out.

Sometimes, the catheter used for injecting dye in HSG cannot enter the uterus where the dye goes to the fallopian tubes. This is because the catheter cannot enter the cervical canal because of a narrow cervical canal either due to natural reasons or as a result of some scarring after surgery.

In such a case, either using an acorn or getting hysterosalpingogram done under ultrasound guidance can be helpful.

I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and regards.
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