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11 Mar 2003

TEST TUBES
I'M VERY CONCERNED, MY GYANAE SAID I MUST GO FOR TEST TUBES TO SEE IF THEY ARE NOT BLOCKED, HOW DO THEY PERFORM THIS? OPERATION OR WHAT? I'M VERY NERVOUS.

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gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

There are two ways of checking the tubes. The one involves injecting dye through the cervix into the uterus and then taking an X-ray to see whether the dye comes through the tubes. this is only slightly more uncomfortable than a pap smear. The second way is by having a small operation called a laparoscopy, where a telescope is put into the abdomen and the tubes can be looked at directly.

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