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Checking Tubes: The HSG is better than the Saline Sonogram by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted Sun 10 Oct 2010 11:24am Hello again everyone. This blog will finish up the question about the difference between the HSG and saline sonogram. Last time we highlighted the differences as they relate to studying uterine problems. Today I will point out the differences as they relate to the tubes. The saline sonogram is not the best test to check the tubes. It give ... Read on »
Hospital Employee Injected Patient Drugs and Replaced Syringe content with Saline Solution by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 04 Jul 2009 9:42pm 1 Comment This is another one of those scary stories with a worker who took the injections herself instead of giving the medication to the patient, then filled the syringe with saline for the patient.  The problem is the syringes were not sterilized and she had hepatitis C from an old drug habit.  It appears that over 5,000 patients were potentially expose ... Read on »
Spike In Flu Creating Shortage With IV Saline Solutions In Hospitals Across the US by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 28 Jan 2014 9:31pm There are 3 manufacturers in the US and they are beefing up production and the FDA is looking for alternatives overseas if needed.  Saline solutions are of course heavily used in hospitals and is like a staple.  It is possible for hospital pharmacists to compound sodium chloride IV solutions using small volumes from very high concentratio ... Read on »
Nasal sinus rinses with saline solution by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:26am 3 Comments Before we discuss using nasal sinus rinses with saline solution, I think it would better to review the anatomy and physiology of the nose and sinuses. I'm going to try something new, using Youtube videos that I have screened, and also not reinvent the wheel. The nose normally makes some mucus: to protect the mucosal lining from being too dry; to ... Read on »
Nasal sinus rinses with saline solution part 2 by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Mon 06 Sep 2010 3:55pm I am writing about nasal sinus rinses using saline solution or water because I have been thinking about this for a long time.  (It's been almost 2 years since my original post on this topic .  Thank you, loyal readers!)  I get lots of questions about the optimal frequency, the best technique and which preparation to use.  Here are my answers... ... Read on »
IVF "Cram" Session by Bon Posted Mon 16 Feb 2009 12:00am Today was the big day. The day we step off the great precipice and into the great beyond of IVF. I began the day by wigging out. I was worried that a saline sonogram would feel just as uncomfortable as an HSG (which wasn't too uncomfortable for me, thanks to Vicadin). So I googled saline sonogram and commenced reading about it until I was goo ... Read on »
Question 12: What is a hysteroscopy, and do I need one? Is it the same as a water sonogram or a hysterosalpingogram? by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted Wed 24 Mar 2010 7:53am Sometimes you have to learn a new language when dealing with medical issues. Fertility treatment is no exception. Unfortunately, some of our terms sound very similar....especially those that start with HYST. So we have hysteroscopy, hysterosalpingogram, hysterosonogram and hysterectomy. The last one refers to the surgery performed to actually rem ... Read on »
What is a Hystersonongram? by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 06 Nov 2009 10:00pm Saline Infusion Sonogram (SIS), ( sonohysterogram ) or Hystersonongram A saline infusion sonogram (saline sonography) is routinely performed to make sure that the endometrial cavity (inside of the uterus) appears normal.   Benign uterine growths, such as endometrial polyps or uterine fibroids, may develop in ... Read on »
My Uterus Is A No Leprechan Zone by Bon Posted Thu 12 Feb 2009 12:00am What what?! I'm on cycle day 33 and 4 days away from my mock transfer!!!! Oooooh yeeeeah! I can't wait to get my vag filled with saline I can hardly stand it! In all seriousness, I am super excited to get things rolling out. This coming Tuesday I can start vitamin E, baby aspirin, and Lupron! Hells yeah! Once that comes it will finally feel l ... Read on »
Neomaxizoomdweebie by Kymberli Patient Expert Posted Fri 13 Aug 2010 10:31pm Screening hurdle #2 is down and out. Yesterday I returned to Atlanta to have the HSG. Though this was my first HSG, it's similar procedurally to the saline sonogram, of which I've had many. I was prepared for the typical cramping which is usually associated with the saline sonos but surprisingly, there was none. In fact, I didn't even rea ... Read on »

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