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My wife had a HSG Test done w/ x-rays 4 days ago. Last night she was complaining about a sharp pain in the lower left quadrant of her lower abdomen. She said it was very painful and was not going away or becoming less intense. By the time for today came, she was complaining about the pain, it being 5/5 at times. She described this pain as a sharp stabbing constant pain. However, now the pain is radiating around the lower left of her abdomen to her lower left back. The area is very tender and the pain spikes even when slightly pushed on in both the areas, abdomen and lower back. Is this a common side-effect of having the HSG Test? Especially if both of her tubes are blocked and she has been diagnosed with Endometriosis. Please help me figure this out so I know whether or not she needs to be seen at a hospital.

PAST HISTORY : Endometriosis, Hypertension, both Fallopian Tubes are Blocked,

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Hi!!
The pain after getting an HSG test done,will not come after 4-5 days as you have described,rather this pain is probably due to other causes.
Pain due to endometriosis is present more just before the onset of menses and during menses.
Kindly review with your nearest hospital about the cause of the pain which may be due to renal colic ,ureteric colic,etc

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