A 45-year-old member asked:
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anyone know what is a transvaginal ultrasound?

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Dr. Amy Levine
22 years experience Radiology
Different probe: Pelvic ultrasound can be performed over the lower abdomen. However, there is also a vaginal "probe" which can be inserted into the outer vagina (about an inch). It is smaller than the regular ultrasound transducer/scanner. This allows for much better imaging of the female pelvis (uterus/ovaries). It is very commonly done; it should not be painful.
Answered on Sep 2, 2018

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