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HSG test tomorrow morning, will it be painful?

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Hi.I have been asked by the doctor to take a HSG test tomorrow morning.I wanted to know if it would be more painful? I am scared for even injections.So I am very much tensed.Please help me.How to withstand the pain and laso how long does it take to complete the test?

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replied October 6th, 2012
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Welcome to ehealthforum,
In the HSG test, you will have the technician or attendant injecting dye near cervix opening to enter the uterus and the tubes and x-ray images will be taken at time after injecting the dye to see if the dye gets spilled through the tubes equally on both sides. It will help to rule out the tubal blocks and uterine malformations etc. The procedure is not known to be painful, unless you have vulvodynia, vaginal spasm etc. Sometimes there can be irritation due to the dye. For further clarification visit your doctor/gynecologist or discuss with your technician (before the procedure).
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