How It Feels
If you are given a sedative or a local or regional anesthesia, you may have some cramping during the test. If you have general anesthesia, you may have a tickling, dry throat, slight hoarseness, or a mild sore throat after the test; these symptoms may last several days. Throat lozenges and warm saltwater gargles can help relieve the throat symptoms.
Some women feel dizzy and sick to their stomachs. This is called a Reference vasovagal reaction Opens New Window. This feeling will go away after a few minutes.
You may need to avoid sexual intercourse, using tampons, or playing sports for a while after hysteroscopy. Talk to your doctor about when you can resume normal activities.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference October 22, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology