The gynaecological examination is usually not painful, nor is the blood test. On the contrary, hysterosalpingography can cause discomfort or pain. There are women who simply notice a small discomfort of the same intensity as the cytology or any other gynaecological check-up, while there are other women who feel more pain.
Are these tests painful?
By Andrea Rodrigo (embryologist).
Last Update: 01/16/2017
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.