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A 24-year-old female asked:

Would a lower abdominal ultra sound show faloupion tube problems ? or only a vaginal ultra sound ?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Maybe: They should do an internal exam if the external exam does NT sh what they need to see..
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Both: If you have "pus tubes"(tubo-ovarian abscess) both forms of ultrasound will pick it up although the vaginal route is more accurate due to proximity to the area in obese patients.

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Last updated Feb 13, 2015

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