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Hysteroscopy

An examination of the uterus using a thin telescope

A hysteroscopy is used to investigate symptoms such as abnormal bleeding or as a treatment for removing fibroids

Payment options avaliable: This treatment offers fixed price packages

About

A hysteroscopy is carried out using a thin telescope called a hysteroscope. It's used to diagnose or treat problems with your uterus. It can be used to diagnose or treat abnormal bleeding, or to remove abnormal growths, like fibroids or polyps. It can also be used to retrieve lost IUD coils.

Hysteroscopy Fixed Price Packages

At HCA UK we recognise the importance of giving our patients peace of mind. That's why our guaranteed fixed prices are fully inclusive, with no hidden extras.

Need to know

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    This procedure may be carried out without any anaesthetic, with local or general anaesthetic. A local anaesthetic numbs the area to block pain. Under general anaesthetic, you'll be asleep throughout the procedure. The hysteroscope will be inserted through your vagina and into your uterus. Your consultant will put gas or fluid through the hysteroscope to expand your uterus to see better. They'll examine your uterus and may take samples of tissue (a biopsy) using small instruments that are passed through the hysteroscope. The procedure usually only takes around 10 to 30 minutes but can take longer.
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    Like all procedures, there may be some risks and side effects involved. Your consultant will explain these to you. They'll also explain the procedure and tell you how to prepare. You may need to take medicine to help open the neck of your uterus (cervix). If you're having general anaesthetic, your consultant will tell you how long you should avoid eating and drinking for before your procedure.
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    You should be able to go home on the day of your procedure. If you've had a general anaesthetic, you'll need to wait until it wears off and arrange for someone to take you home. You might have some cramps, discomfort and bleeding for a few days afterwards. You should be able to go back to work the next day.

Don't wait, pay for yourself

We offer this treatment at a fixed price at some of our facilities.
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  • London Bridge Hospital Facility

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street

    London

    SE1 2PR

    Appointments and Enquiries 020 7234 2009
    Imaging Appointments 020 7234 2773
    Switchboard 020 7407 3100

  • The Portland Hospital Facility

    The Portland Hospital

    205 - 209 Great Portland Street

    London

    W1W 5AH

    Children's enquiries 020 7390 8020
    Maternity enquiries 020 7390 6068
    Gynaecology enquiries 020 7390 6200

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    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place

    London W1U 5NY

    Appointments 020 3131 7216
    Enquiries 020 3130 6833

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    The Wellington Hospital

    Wellington Place

    London NW8 9LE

    Appointments 0207 483 5148
    Enquiries 020 3131 7478

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    The Harley Street Clinic

    35 Weymouth Street

    London

    W1G 8BJ

    Appointments 020 7034 8181
    Enquiries 020 3131 7962

  • The Lister Hospital Facility

    The Lister Hospital

    Chelsea Bridge Road

    London

    SW1W 8RH

    Appointments 020 7811 4000
    Enquiries 020 3131 4978

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This content is intended for general information only and does not replace the need for personal advice from a qualified health professional.
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