Hysterosalpingogram

What is Hysterosalpingogram ? Hysterosalpingogram (HSG) is an X-ray test done to know about the patency of the fallopian tubes, which help in the transport of the egg and the fertilized embryo. It is usually done on 7th or 8th day of the menstrual cycle. Pic courtesy:   http://www.aiwhc.com/patient-education-hysterosalpingogram.html Procedure and Instructions to be Followed for … More Hysterosalpingogram

Colposcopy

What is Colposcopy ? Colposcopy is a detailed examination of the cervix (neck of the womb). A colposcope is like a large magnifying glass which magnifies the image to approximately 15 times. It allows the doctor to look more clearly at cell changes in the cervix. Colposcopy is simple, quick and generally painless. The actual … More Colposcopy

Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer CAN be avoided The thought of cervical cancer is a particularly alarming one for all women, since no one knows exactly how it is caused. Many factors appear to be involved and not all of these will be present for every woman. Pic courtesy:   http://www.healthcare-online.org/Cervical-Cancer-Symptoms.html Why have a Cervical Smear Test? Cervix is … More Cervical Cancer