Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

pelvic exam during period

A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Miscarriage in PCOS: Miscarriages are common in PCOS. Metformin treatment for 3 months or more may help reduce this. Exam feel size of ovaries and uterus.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
27 years experience Fertility Medicine
Dysmenorrhea: Endometriosis and fibroids are two of the most common causes of dysmenorrhea (painful periods). Other common causes are ovarian cysts, varicose veins ... Read More
5
5 thanks
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain: Yes and no. Some people get that. But also need to hvae futher evaluation done. Could consider doing pelvic sonogram or may be even MRI. So better.to ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: If it hurts only during ovulation, it is not diverticulitis that hurts all the time.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Pelvic pain: It is not unusual to have pelvic pain during menstruation. Some women will get what we call retrograde bleeding going up the fallopian tubes and this ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No correlation: A transvaginal ultrasound and pelvic examination does not cause cramping. Why was the ultrasound and the pelvic exam done? Was anything found that cou ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: With a history of endometriosis, unfortunately, this scenario can be normal. A lot of women wtih endo suffer from irregular periods and pain as you d ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Normal: It is not uncommon to have cramps after a transvaginal US or pelvic exam, since a foreign body - ultrasound probe or gloved hand often causes release ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
BIG DIFFERENCE: One type of cramp is from pregnancy the other one isn't.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Leep: The discharge and discomfort is most likely due to the LEEP and disruption of the surgical bed and healing process due to the baginal ultrasound. The ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need laparoscopy: You need to have a GYN MD consider a laparoscopy to look for Endometriosis and other pelvic abnormalities, because these symptoms are characteristic o ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
No: Pocs is a diagnosis primarly based on history and laboratory findings. With regards to endometriosis, most women have normal pelvic findings, and lapa ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Several possible: Many possible causes, but the combination of mid-cycle pain with painful sex is very often due to endometriosis. You would need to see a physician to ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Dysmenorrhea or: painful periods are not uncommon in young women and can be primary, not having an underlying cause, or secondary, related to infection or possible e ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Do a pg test!: Check a pg test to be sure, anytime your period is abnormal, in length, symptoms, or timing. Repeat in a week and if negative, and you miss another p ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Pelvic exam: Not advisable.
1
1 thank
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Not till 21: The USPST recommends Pap test once every 3-5 year for women 21-65. They no longer recommend a yearly test. However, they also recommend women younger ... Read More
1
1 comment
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
24 years experience Family Medicine
Irregular menses: You should have a pelvic and transvaginal u/s done to find out if you have a cyst. Make sure your pap is up to date. Have it done once a year especi ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
38 years experience Pathology
Mid-cycle spotting: Your doctor's explanation makes good sense. It is not uncommon to see mid-cycle spotting around the time of ovulation as the ovulatory sac ruptures to ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Return to GYN MD: You need to return to the GYN MD who did the exam and discuss the heavy periods and pain as there may be a resolvable problem present.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
Retained fluid?: Menstrual flow with intact hymen may not be as smooth as without it and some retained seum may continue to ooze for a while. Of course there are also ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not if negative : Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. If ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: That does not really sounds like endometriosis whcih classically cause pain during your menstrual cycle and not midcycle. Perhaps you are feeling ovul ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
12 years experience Emergency Medicine
See doctor: Depending on when the pain started and when your period is due there are many causes of pelvic pain. The only way to figure this out is to see your do ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month