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Pregnant when having a HSG my test was negative at the time. Now 6 weeks pregnant what are the risks? I am very worried heard of another case at the same hospital which ended in abortion as the baby was severely disfigured etc. However this is rare and I dont know what to do.


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replied July 30th, 2011
Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms Answer A25590
Hello,

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. Your concern is regarding the effect of HSG on the fetus.

It is true that the fetus should not be exposed to X-rays during pregnancy. The actual risk depends on how far along the pregnancy is and on the type of x-ray. Since you were not pregnant at the time HSG was done and you got pregnant after the HSG procedure hence chances of exposure of the fetus to the harmful effects of HSG are comparatively less.

Exact diagnosis for any congenital malformation can only be made after regular ultrasounds during the antenatal period. Please get it done from your gynecologist.

I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.


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