Although not very frequent, some complications that may arise as a result of hysterosalpingography are the following: allergic reaction to contrast (iodine), endometritis, salpingitis, perforation of the uterus, etc., in addition to the added risks of any test in which the patient is exposed to x-rays.
What are the risks of hysterosalpingography?
By Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 08/03/2018
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)