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A 21-year-old female asked:

I had a complete pelvic ultrasound yesterday... the tech asked me if i had a tampon in. i didn't. what would look like a tampon on an ultrasound?

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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 could simply be a standard question.
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