A hysteroscopy is a commonly used diagnostic tool in the field of gynecology. It is a procedure that uses a thin device that acts like a lighted telescope inserted into the vagina and projects the image onto a screen. This procedure gives the physician a clear view of the inside of the uterus which can help diagnose problems.
It is often used when a patient is experiencing heavy or abnormal uterine bleeding; however, it can also be used to remove lesions, determine the reason for multiple miscarriages, to locate an IUD, or to perform a sterilization.
Dr. Taryll Jenkins of Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine in Katy has performed this procedure many times. Here Dr. Jenkins explains the process:
Following a hysteroscopy, the patient can go home and relax. If general anesthesia is used, she will need to be observed in the office until the medication wears off. Patients should expect to experience mild cramping and blood-tinged discharge following the procedure. However, symptoms such as fever, chills, and heavy bleeding are not expected. If a patient has any of the above symptoms, she should call Dr. Jenkins immediately. To schedule an appointment, call 1-855-346-8610, use the convenient form at the bottom of this page, or stop by our office today.
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We offer general care, gynecology, and obstetrics services that span all stages of a woman's life. Dr. Taryll L. Jenkins, MD received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University and Doctorate of Medicine from Meharry Medical College School of Medicine, TN. He completed his residency training at the University of Texas and Hermann Hospital, TX and is Board-certified from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, with years of research experience.
Dr. Adebola I. Falae, MD, FACOG received her undergraduate degree from Duke University in Durham, NC, and medical degree from University of Rochester Medical School, NY. She completed her residency training at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. Women’s healthcare is her primary concern.
Having graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelors of Science in Biological Chemistry in 2011, Dr. Stephanie Roy received her Doctor of Medicine Degree in 2015 from the University of Texas Medical Branch. Today she is a leading professional who works hard to provide you and your family with high quality services. In addition to spending time at the practice, Dr. Roy possesses extensive volunteer experience in the community. She was also a tutor at the Medical Careers Diversity Program in 2012 and since then has spent her free time volunteering for the St. Vincent’s Clinic.