This examination is performed in the Department of Radiology at the St. Luke's Campus. The procedure is done for two reasons, the first being to check tubal patency in the event of infertility or trouble conceiving pregnancy. The second being as a confirmation test to assure, after Essure tubal occlusion that the fallopian tubes are no longer patent. It is recommended that you take 800 mg. of an Ibuprofen product one hour prior to the procedure. If you are allergic to Ibuprofen you may take two Extra Strength Tylenol or call the office for other orders. Please do not take any of these medications on an empty stomach. It is not necessary for you to be fasting for a Hysterosalpingogram. We also ask that you refrain from intercourse for at least 24 hours prior to this procedure.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the office.
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