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will a ultrasound find a missing tampon

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most likely: A sonogram would likely show a tampon but that would generally not be necessary. You can just insert your finger into the vagina to see if you feel on ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Martin
27 years experience General Practice
Fibers: I would imagine the fibers would be too small to show up on an us.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Was it: transvaginal or transabdominal ? If the former, possibly some difficulty inserting the probe. If the latter, possibly air in the vagina. Or, it cou ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
52 years experience Urology
Yes get tested: It seems like you are urinating blood without pain.Please see a doctor who will have you get the appropriate imaging study (CT-IVP of abdomen and pelv ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Just treat : There are many options for treatment and that is more important than answering the "why" question. At your age you should ask to be tested for von wil ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Barrere
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Doesn't compute: I guess i don't understand the entire picture as to what your doctor means "thick". I he's worried about cancer, an ultrasound wouldn't help - a p ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
42 years experience Radiology
Not common: Patients that are overweight may limit the visibility of the ovaries, but in the majority of patients, the ovaries can be identified with transvaginal ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Joey Philip
19 years experience Radiology
Very unlikely: The chances are very unlikely that you are pregnant if the IUD is in place. If you still however have concerns of being pregnant, a simple over the co ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Lump cancer?: It means it is compared of fibrocystic tissue. Not cancer. Where is it? Most likely lipomas which is almost never cancer. Discuss with your Dr.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
X-ray : X-ray images are very poor at detecting ovarian tumors; however, a pelvic (transvaginal) ultrasound is extremely good at checking for ovarian tumors. ... Read More

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