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Bleeding After Pelvic Ultrasound
An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more
Feeling intense pain/cramping after a transvaginal ultrasound. reason for the ultrasound was missed period and heavy dischage after leep. Ideas?
Leep: The discharge and discomfort is most likely due to the LEEP and disruption of the surgical bed and healing process due to the baginal ultrasound. The vaginal ultrasound might have disrupted the healing surgical site. Let you provider know of your symptoms and possible evaluation. ...Read more
Normal: It is not uncommon to have cramps after a transvaginal US or pelvic exam, since a foreign body - ultrasound probe or gloved hand often causes release of prostaglandins leading to uterine cramping. Try taking ibuprofen or naproxen for symptoms, then night before and morning of procedure next time to reduce symptoms. ...Read more
PMP bleeding: The ovaries after menopause shrink to the size of what we call streak ovaries and often times aren't visible on ultrasound or CT scan. While many women with menopausal bleeding just have atrophy, you have to treat it as endometrial cancer until proven otherwise. An endometrial biopsy or D&C is warranted here. ...Read more
Bleeding, clotting, cramping 6weeks after med. Abortion + methergine (methylergonovine). No tissue on ultrasound 2 weeks ago. Aspiration next. Possible extra ectopic?
Can transvaginal ultrasound detect pregnancy 2weeks after unprotected sex and 1week after missed period?
No: No. 2 weeks is too early to see a gestational sac or fetal pole. There may be some thickening of the endometrial lining, but this occurs as you near your cycle anyway. A sac can usually be seen 5-6 weeks and a fetal pole at 6-7 weeks. You can take a pregnancy urine test or blood test to confirm pregnancy at this early stage though. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Timing? May be norma: The post partum exam is usually 6 weeks after delivery, and usually includes a pap smear. Is this the case with your exam? If so possibly the pap caused some spotting that should stop shortly. Another factor to consider is whether you are nursing. If not breast feeding, you may be about to resume your normal menstrual cycles. If any pain or continued bleeding, check in with your ob. ...Read more
Possible side effect: from the manipulation. It should resolve within 24-48 hrs. If not, consult your GYN. ...Read more
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Ovulation?: Hi Not uncommon to feel pelvic pain (typically to one side) mid cycle. It is most likely due to ovulation. And it has a name! Mittelschmerz is one-sided, lower abdominal pain associated with ovulation. German for "middle pain," mittelschmerz occurs midway through a menstrual cycle — about 14 days before your next menstrual period. If it gets worse though and doesn't go away, see your doctor. ...Read more
Missed menstrual period, vaginal discharge, pelvic & abdom pain. Low back pain. Neg blood pregnancy test. History of endometrios and infertility. ?
Normal: With a history of endometriosis, unfortunately, this scenario can be normal. A lot of women wtih endo suffer from irregular periods and pain as you describe it. Often a gynecologist will prescribe birth control as a first line therapy for women with endo. It can help regulate periods as well as diminish pain. Other options for pain are NSAID such as Ibuprofen during pre-menstrual and menstrual. ...Read more
Vaginal ultrasound showed endometrial lining 14mm thick & i still had 15 days till period due. Suffering from lower pelvic pain& post-coital bleeding?
More info: Any post coital bleeding warrants an exam of the cervix and make sure pap up to date as wouldn't want to miss precancer of cervix as cause. Lining is perfectly normal for your # day in cycle. Possibly adenomyosis or endometriosis as cause of pain and bleeding? Talk to md about these & other possibilities! ...Read more
Bright bleeding with cramps 16 days after LMP and 6 weeks after aspiration abortion and 4 months after open abdominal myomectomy for 13cm fibroid ....
No: A transvaginal ultrasound is done by inserting an ultrasound probe into the vagina to better evaluate the pelvic organs. Lubrication is applied to the top of the probe to ease insertion. An ultrasound should not be painful. Some women describe a "pressure" sensation but pain should not be experienced. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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