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Will a ultrasound find a missing tampon

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Martin
A Verified Doctoranswered
30 years experience
Fibers: I would imagine the fibers would be too small to show up on an us.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 35 years experience
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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
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
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Barrere
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
Radiology 45 years experience
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
22 years experience
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 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
No, it only means your pain is likely not caused by the right ovary which could be absent or atrophic or hidden by adjacent structures. Your stool is ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Sorry Mildred,: those numbers are most likely related to the ultrasound settings, (Depth/gain/frequency) Ask your OB or sonographer for your dates or measurements. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Same thing: The ultrasound is only accurate within plus or minus two weeks. The ultrasound and your calculations are merely "estimates" of gestational age at thi... Read More
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