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HyCoSy Test

A non-invasive transvaginal ultrasound technique which assesses the patency of your fallopian tubes.

Introduction

HyCoSy (Hysterosalpingo-contrast-sonography) is a fertility test offered by our sonography team at our state-of-the-art clinic. It is a non-invasive transvaginal ultrasound technique that assesses the patency of your fallopian tubes, which must be clear of blockages in order to conceive. 

Why have a HyCoSy test?

If you are having trouble trying to conceive it is advisable to have a number of fertility checks, we call this our fertility assessment. For women, this involves an AMH blood test, pelvic ultrasound scan, antral follicle count, and a general health check (including your BMI).

Sometimes, following these tests, it is necessary to carry out further investigations, including the HyCoSy tubal patency test.

HyCoSy tests, plus a consultation with a fertility specialist, will help you make informed decisions and give you useful advice about how best to conceive.

There are many reasons why men freeze their sperm. Most common are:

 

  • Medical treatments - treatments such as chemotherapy can affect fertility and sperm quality. Men choose to freeze their sperm prior to starting treatment

  • Prior to a vasectomy

  • Medical conditions which can affect the quality of your sperm

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