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transvaginal vs pelvic ultrasound

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grant Linnell
23 years experience Radiology
It depends: There is a small amount of normal fluid in the pelvis that is often seen on ultrasound. The answer to your question depends on how much fluid, what k ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nagesh Ragavendra
50 years experience Interventional Radiology
Nearly same...: There are two ways to image the pelvic organs. One is by transabdominal route (transducer in placed on the skin of lower abdomen with a distended urin ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Possibly equal: It really all depends on how well the ovaries are seen. If the bladder is full and the ovaries are well demonstrated transabdominally then measurement ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bourgon
21 years experience Radiology
Normal variation: The position of the ovaries varies quite a bit from women to women within the pelvis. Secondly, gas within adjacent bowel loops will distort ultrasou ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ambivalent: At 9 weeks gestation by last menstrual period a transabdominal ultrasound should pick up the pregnancy. If it doesn't, it should be followed immediate ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Assess uterus/pelvis: Your physician would order such a test for imaging of your ovaries, uterus, tubes (or all female pelvic organs). Please discuss with your doctor what ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Not really: Cervical cancer is diagnosed by direct visualization of the cervix and pap smear.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Mahoney
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The best eval for cervical cancer would still be pap smear, exam and biopsy of abnormal areas identified. Ultrasound would suggest advanced stage of ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
New: They could have developed in that time or been too small to see back then.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Call you gyn: If you were 18 i could understand you asking this ? Here, but your gyn should have already discussed your results and what they mean and what is supp ... Read More
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