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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
In the vagina: The transducer is introduced into the vagina to allow it to be next to the pelic contents.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
Vaginal ultrasound: A probe is inserted in vagina and pictures taken gives closed pictures of uterus and ovaries more details then oute side placed probe on belly.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Evaluate pelvic mass: Usually to evaluate a pelvic mass or ovarian growth. Sometimes for acute abdominal pain when a ruptured ovarian cyst is part of the differential diag ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Of What?: Of a tight, intact hymen? Yes it can. The vagina? If the examiner suddenly thought she or he was churning butter, or had a severe seizure during the e ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bourgon
21 years experience Radiology
Thin u/s inserted: Routine female pelvic ultrasound has two portions to the exam. The exam starts with a full bladder and scanning with a fan shaped ultrasound (u/s) pr ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
22 years experience Radiology
Different probe: Pelvic ultrasound can be performed over the lower abdomen. However, there is also a vaginal "probe" which can be inserted into the outer vagina (abou ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bourgon
21 years experience Radiology
Part of complete u/s: Routine female pelvic ultrasound has two portions to the exam. The exam starts with a full bladder and scanning with a fan shaped ultrasound (u/s) pr ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Less likely: Ultrasounds done early in the pregnancy are very accurate. It's unlikely that it would be off by a week in most cases, but it is not universal since m ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Normally: One would see the uterus, ovaries, and whether or not there is excessive fluid in the pelvis. Normal fallopian tubes are not visible.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Ultrasound: There is not enough information to answer your question. Are you having any symptoms? Are you at risk for ovarian or other pelvic problems? Best c ... Read More

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