Can hysteroscopy cause infertility?
However, more studies are needed before hysteroscopy can be recommended as a fertility-enhancing procedure, concluded the researchers. Pertinent Points: – Removing polyps and other uterine cavity abnormalities via hysteroscopy in women with unexplained infertility may increase their chances of becoming pregnant.
Contraindications to hysteroscopy include an absolute contraindication for pelvic infection or endometrial cancer, and relative contraindication in the case of pregnancy, excessive bleeding, cardiovascular disease, or severe vaginitis. Complications of hysteroscopy are reported in 1 to 3% of cases.