A 30-year-old female asked:
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would a trans vaginal ultrasound/pelvic ultrasound detect endometriosis ?

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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Give indication: Xr, and anything without direct visualization give an indication as to what is suspected. The symptoms, the exam and the history makes a doctor arrive at a diagnosis as the most likely thing. If in doubt, then direct visualization needed. I hope that gives you reassurance.
Answered on Oct 15, 2018
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