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Will a ultrasound find a missing tampon

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 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
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Fibers: I would imagine the fibers would be too small to show up on an us.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
Urology 53 years experience
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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Barrere
Obstetrics and Gynecology 9 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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
Radiology 43 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
A female asked:
Dr. Joey Philip
Radiology 20 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
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
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
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 25 years experience
What about the cyst?: Has the urologist said what they plan to do about the cyst? Are they doing a biopsy? Have you been losing weight or having night sweats? How big is... Read More

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