I had my hysteroscopy, to remove a polyp, just this morning. I went along expecting some mild cramping. What I actually experienced was the most excruciating pain I have ever felt.
Before the procedure the doctor asked if I had taken any painkillers. I hadn’t, I had forgotten. Not that I think a couple of paracetamol or ibuprofen would have even touched the pain that I felt.
Even though I think I was woefully underprepared for the level of pain, due to only being told I might experience mild cramping, I can’t fault the staff. The HCA who looked after me whilst the procedure was tak