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Last updated: 11/24/2009

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It is normal to experience light bleeding for one to two days after surgical hysteroscopy. Mild cramping or pain is common after operative hysteroscopy, but usually diminishes within eight hours. If carbon dioxide gas was used, the resulting discomfort...

usually subsides within 24 hours.



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Hysteroscopy is the inspection of the uterine cavity by endoscopy. It allows for the diagnosis of intrauterine pathology and serves as a method for surgical intervention (operative hysteroscopy).


From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hysteroscopy

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From: womenshealthchannel.com

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