Hycosy is a transvaginal ultrasound technique in which a contrast medium called ExEm Foam or Saline Solution is injected into the uterine cavity. It is a non-invasive procedure and provides information about the patency of the fallopian tubes and the shape inside of your womb.
- Bleeding from the vagina, this usually resolves on its own.
- Dizziness or fainting, this usually resolves with bed rest.
- Infection requiring antibiotic.
No anesthesia needed.
Instructions On the Procedure
- You will lie down on a table, in same position as a pelvic examination.
- A speculum is placed inside your vagina so that your cervix can be easily seen.
- A small catheter is put into your cervix, Ultrasound contrast and/or saline solution is put in via catheter.
- An ultrasound probe is inserted into the vagina.
- Ultrasound pictures are taken and reviewed.
- The speculum, Catheter and Ultrasound probes are removed at the end of your procedure.
After the Procedure
You may have spot bleeding and mild abdominal pain for 1 to 2 days after the procedure.