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How can a ultrasound help when having abnormal periods and vaginal discharge?

How can a ultrasound help when having abnormal periods and vaginal discharge?

See the ovaries: Ultrasounds visualize the internal structures (ovaries and uterus) with great detail. It will help rule-out things like cysts on the ovaries and fibroids in the uterus. ...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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Irregular periods, thick dark brown vaginal discharge, followed by bright red mucus-like discharge, then dark brown again for 4 days now. What is it?

Irregular periods, thick dark brown vaginal discharge, followed by bright red mucus-like discharge, then dark brown again for 4 days now. What is it?

Probably normal: Dark brown discharge is just old blood. The first thing to rule out is always pregnancy. If that's negative then you probably have a hormone imbalance making your periods irregular. ...Read more

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Missed period by two months, multiple negative hpt's, abnormal vaginal discharge, what could be wrong?

Missed period by two months, multiple negative hpt's, abnormal vaginal discharge, what could be wrong?

Hormonal changes: Missing periods may be due to a range of hormonal problems such as pcos, thyroid dysfunction, or others. It would be wise to see your gynecologist for some hormonal blood tests at least. ...Read more

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Is it normal for clear, stretchy vaginal discharge to last a few hours and start again the next day if you have pcos and irregular periods?

Not unusual: In the setting of pcos and irregular periods, it is certain that at some point you will ovulate. When you ovulate, your experience this change in cervical discharge. Yes, it would be normal for it to be variable over the course of several days. ...Read more

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Does vaginal discharge stops before period?

DC may stop: Vaginal mucous changes throughout your cycle. Some women notice less discharge prior to menses, others more and some no change. ...Read more

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Before a period does the vaginal discharge stop?

Before a period does the vaginal discharge stop?

It may or may not: Leukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. D/c ^ is seen w ovulation (clear/stretchy), clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.; pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick ; white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an odor. If you >. ...Read more

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Vaginal discharge only once 2 weeks after periods?

Vaginal discharge only once 2 weeks after periods?

Maybe: Anything is possible, but discharge could be a sign of hormone changes or infection. Best way to know for sure is to see your dr for a test. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


Dr. Walter Kobasa
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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge refers to secretions from the vagina. Such discharge can vary in consistency (thick, pasty, thin), color (clear, cloudy, white, yellow, green), and smell ...Read more