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Do Vaginal Ultrasound Scans Cause Vaginal Bleeding
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
My wife had a 12 week ultrasound today and everything was normal. She had vaginal bleeding a few hours later. What could cause this?
Soundwaves: Ultrasound simply uses sound waves to generate an image so it would not directly causes bleeding. If this was a transvaginal sonogram then lubricant is applied and any blood in the back of the vagina already might come out and be visualized. You could contact the Obgyn who did the sonogram to see if any abnormalities were seen in the sono that would explain irregular bleeding. ...Read more
Experiencing abnormal vaginal bleeding for almost a month. I had an ultrasound done, everything turned out fine. What's wrong with me!
Cannot diagnose: You were hopefully seen by a gynecologist. Ultrasound is not the only modality that can be used for diagnosis. If you have not been fully assessed and do not have a satisfactory explanation for your bleeding you may need a second opinion, but the internet is not the place in which to get it. Good luck. ...Read more
I've had vaginal bleeding for 24 days now. I had an ultrasound done last month for an unrelated problem, and that showed nothing for the first 4 days it was light and i would only notice when i peed or when i wiped afterwards (nothing on pad). Then i had
My wife is 7 weeks preg. And just had some vaginal bleeding . She did an ultrasound today and there was no heartbeat found. Could she still be preg.?
Heavy vaginal bleeding with cramps. Doctors say its a fibroid. Recent ultra sound shows no fibroid. I have done 3 d/c What can it be?
Abnormal bleeding: The list of possibilities is too long. Some causes include: pcos, endometrial hyperplasia, endometrial polyps, cervical dysplasia, fibroids, malignancy, anovulation, infection, inflammation, endometritis, and thyroid dysfunction. You need to see a doctor to be fully evaluated. ...Read more
Cystocele: Yes -- it can happen if the wall is protruding out of the vagina, or if that part of the vagina is getting significantly irritated during vaginal intercourse. The bleeding is usually benign and self-limited, but any pain or bleeding associated with a falling bladder (also known as a cystocele) should be evaluated by a urogynecologist. It can usually be corrected with a pessary or surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your GYN: In the process of healing, any incision can develop granulation tissue, which is normal collection of blood vessels and connective tissue. Granulation tissue can also form at the top of the vagina in the months after hysterectomy. You should see your gyn to determine the source of the bleeding, and if it is granulation tissue it can be easily treated in the office. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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