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Does a pelvic transvaginal ultrasound hurt?

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Dr. Thomas Foster
36 years experience in Radiology
No: Being a man, i've never experienced one. My patients tell me it can be mildly uncomfortable. Sometimes, in order to see a deep organ, the probe is advanced and a pressure sensation is described.
Answered on Apr 3, 2019
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