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Are Transvaginal Ultrasounds Painful
I had a transvaginal ultrasound and it was painful... What could be the cause? It hurt while checking my left ovary
Variety of things: A variety of things could cause it. Vaginal dryness, lack of lubricant on the sonogram, placing too much pressure on the probe, a problem in the bladder, rectum, uterus or ovaries are all a few of the possibilities. Finding out if anything abnormal was found on the sonogram is the next step. ...Read more
Hi I am 27 and had a pelvic & a transvaginal ultrasound it was extremely painful and the tech said I have free fluid in my pelvic what does this mean?
Is the procedure transvaginal ultrasound for someone not sexual active for year painful? What should be done before the procedure?
A Necessary Evil: If you have been comfortable with a routine pelvic exam,the probe probably shouldn't be too uncomfortable,keeping in mind that it is a rigid structure that will feel slightly cold.And the person doing the exam will hopefully guide you through it and be sensitive to your responses.A relaxed posture & calm,trusting mind will help,or as has been said in the past:"Close your eyes and think of England" ...Read more
Hi, I am a virgin at 38 and having transvaginal ultrasounds: saline and hsg test scheduled. What tips should I use to make the process less painful?
Am i having cramps a day after transvaginal ultrasound because I am a virgin? It was a little painful
Let doctor know: If you are still in a lot of pain from the procedure, best to call your pediatrician/ob gyn, especially if you're cramping. So, they can prescribe something for you to take the edge off, and bring relief. ...Read more
Is it normal for a transvaginal ultrasound to be extremely, extremely painful if you have never been sexually active?
Yes: If you have not previously had intercourse then the introduction of the probe would involve stretching or even tearing the hymen (slang term: cherry). This can produce pain. If you are a virgin, notify the person in charge. They may elect to do the exam by scanning from the surface of the perineum, the space between the vagina and anus or even scanning from the rectum! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help, having uncomfortable painful cramps one day after transvaginal ultrasound. Is this normal because I am a virgin?
Call your doctor: While it is not uncommon for some women to have mild cramping and some vaginal bleeding after a routine transvaginal ultrasound, however it is best to notify your doctor who performed the procedure about significant pain and bleeding. They may want to see you again to ensure everything is ok. Good luck! ...Read more