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Do vaginal ultrasound scans cause vaginal bleeding?

Do vaginal ultrasound scans cause vaginal bleeding?

Sometimes: Placing the ultrasound probe into the vaginal can cause bleeding. The probe rubs against the cervix, which in pregnancy could cause bleeding. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sonogram (Definition)

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


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When do I expect normal menstruation after lar of rectal cancer? Do mid-cycle vaginal spotting &pelvic fluid likely indicate concurrent pelvic cancer?

When do I expect normal menstruation after lar of rectal cancer? Do mid-cycle vaginal spotting &pelvic fluid likely indicate concurrent pelvic cancer?

LAR: Sorry to here about your diagnosis at your age but your current symptoms do not sound like any pelvic disease it could be just normal physiology after the surgery. ...Read more

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Abnormal intermenstrual thick bloody vaginal discharge then spotting sometimes in addition to that+now pelvic pain. Normal blood work+ vagina swabs. Transvaginal ultrasound showed fluid over Pelvis. Not on the pill or sexually active. What do I have?

Abnormal intermenstrual thick bloody vaginal discharge then spotting sometimes in addition to that+now pelvic pain. Normal blood work+ vagina swabs. Transvaginal ultrasound showed fluid over Pelvis. Not on the pill or sexually active. What do I have?

Common problem: Irregular bleeding is one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Can abnormal vaginal bleeding mean pregnancy?

Can abnormal vaginal bleeding mean pregnancy?

Sometimes: Irregular spotting and bleeding can occur in a very early pregnancy. There are many other causes of irregular bleeding however, so a pregnancy test can rule in or out pregnancy. ...Read more

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What causes hematometra cervix stenosis post-menopausal? Pelvic pain. Ultrasound no thickening. No bleeding. Could it be estrogen deficiency? Worried

What causes hematometra cervix stenosis post-menopausal? Pelvic pain. Ultrasound no thickening. No bleeding. Could it be estrogen deficiency? Worried

Pelvic pain: If you have not already done so you must discuss this with your gynecologist. If you are still not satisfied you might seek a second opinion. Gynecologists know what they are doing - at least the ones with whom I interact. ...Read more

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Post coital and intermenstrual bleeding with bloody discharge transvaginal scan clear, hormone and thyroid clear last smear inadequate what could it b?

Post coital and intermenstrual bleeding with bloody discharge transvaginal scan clear, hormone and thyroid clear last smear inadequate what could it b?

A few things: There are several things that can cause this. Cervical and endometrial polyps often can not be seen on traditional ultrasound. STDs like chlamydia can cause. Cervical ectropion is a common normal anatomic variation. Sometimes the cause can not be determined but it can be solved with hormonal manipulation through birth control methods. ...Read more

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Can a transvaginal scan cause bleeding?

Can a transvaginal scan cause bleeding?

Yes: Rarely. In patients who have not yet engaged in sexual intercourse, it is common and therefore not typically performed. In patients who have engaged in intercourse previously, it can rarely occur. However, i would estimate it at <3% and there are many more common causes than transvaginal ultrasound. ...Read more

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How to differentiate between impantation vaginal discharge and ovarian cyst vaginal discharge??

How to differentiate between impantation vaginal discharge and ovarian cyst vaginal discharge??

Pregnancy test: A positive pregnancy test would be associated with implantation bleeding. An ovarian cyst may cause some degree of fluid inside the abdominal cavity but not a vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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Do herpes cause vaginal bleeding?

Do herpes cause vaginal bleeding?

Not really: If the herpetic ulceration is really raw it can bleed but in general herpes is not a cause of significant vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

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Do ovarian cysts cause a foul vaginal discharge?

Do ovarian cysts cause a foul vaginal discharge?

Usually not: A foul vaginal discharge is most likely from a vaginal infection, an infection in the cervix or bleeding from the vagina or cervix. It is not caused by an ovarian cyst. See your doctor to find out what is causing the foul discharge. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal bleeding with no uterus?

What causes vaginal bleeding with no uterus?

Vaginal bleeding: It depends if your uterus was removed completely or partially ( total or partial hysterectomy). Assuming no uterus at all, vaginal infections, vulvar disease, bladder infections, hemorrhoids or vaginal cancer can cause vaginal bleeding or at least look like if it was coming vaginally. Also microtrauma from sex can cause vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

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Poistcoital bleeding, no std, pelvic exam and pap smear are normal only bacterial vaginosis, i don't bleed on second rounds, what is the cause?

Poistcoital bleeding, no std, pelvic exam and pap smear are normal only bacterial vaginosis, i don't bleed on second rounds, what is the cause?

Cervicitis?: Postcoital bleeding often means cervicitis, which often goes along with BV. Gonorrhea, chlamydia, and trichomonas are common causes, but most cervicitis has unknown causes. Ask your doctor if you have cervicitis; about the newer DNA test for trich (the older microscope exam and culture miss many cases); and maybe trying antibiotics. Anyway, keep working on it; the answer shouldn't be difficult. ...Read more

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Can a uti cause light vaginal bleeding ?

Can a uti cause light vaginal bleeding ?

Yes: Many UTIs start with vaginal bacteria, so you may have irritation of the vagina and UTI symptoms. In addition, STDs can cause cervical bleeding and UTI symptoms as well. ...Read more

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Bleeding after sex and lower left abdominal pain? Pap smear is normal, std clear, trans vaginal usg is clear. What happened?

Bleeding after sex and lower left abdominal pain? Pap smear is normal, std clear, trans vaginal usg is clear. What happened?

Colonic problems??: Think about diverticulitis, an unusual presentation of an appendicitis, sigmoid colon issues. Get thee to a good GI surgeon right away and get a good workup. Good luck! ...Read more

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Would a trans vaginal ultrasound/pelvic ultrasound detect endometriosis ?

Would a trans vaginal ultrasound/pelvic ultrasound detect endometriosis ?

Give indication: Xr, and anything without direct visualization give an indication as to what is suspected. The symptoms, the exam and the history makes a doctor arrive at a diagnosis as the most likely thing. If in doubt, then direct visualization needed. I hope that gives you reassurance. ...Read more

Dr. David Lipkin
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Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding (Definition)

Abnormal vaginal bleeding is a symptom in which a girl or woman has bleeding out of her vagina, but the bleeding is too little, too much, for too many days, for too few days, at the wrong age, at the wrong time ...Read more


Dr. Walter Kobasa
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Vaginal Bleeding (Definition)

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