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Doctor insights on: How Much Is A Trasvaginal Cost

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What does transvaginal mean?

What does transvaginal mean?

It means: Through the vagina. A transvaginal ultrasound uses a probe that goes into the vagina and sees the pelvic organs through the vaginal wall. A transabdominal ultrasound is done with a probe on the skin surface and sees the organs through the abdominal wall. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how precise is the transvaginal u/s?

It depends: Precise as far as what specific purpose? It would depend on the clinical question being asked, among other things. ...Read more

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Is there any pain during a transvaginal scan?

Is there any pain during a transvaginal scan?

Maybe discomfort: Depending on what the doctor is looking for, there isn't usually pain. Usually women have some discomfort or pressure, similar to a pelvic exam. ...Read more

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Help doctors! what're transvaginal ultrasounds used for?

Help doctors! what're transvaginal ultrasounds used for?

Better vision: Transvaginal approach gets the ultrasound probe closer to the uterus and ovaries (especially in larger women), improving the quality of the image and the ability to detect abnormalities. It is preferred by most gynecologists for evaluation of the uterine lining (eg, with abnormal bleeding) and also for early pregnancy. ...Read more

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What's a transvaginal ultrasound?

What's a transvaginal ultrasound?

In the vagina: The transducer is introduced into the vagina to allow it to be next to the pelic contents. ...Read more

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What's a transvaginal ultrasound for?

Evaluate pelvic mass: Usually to evaluate a pelvic mass or ovarian growth. Sometimes for acute abdominal pain when a ruptured ovarian cyst is part of the differential diagnosis. ...Read more

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How off can 9 week transvaginal ultrasounds be?

No more than a week: In general, first trimester ultrasounds are accurate within +/- 7 days. Remember, if you are measuring "9 weeks" size, that means you conceived about 7 weeks ago. ...Read more

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How big (length & width) is a transvaginal probe?

How big (length & width) is a transvaginal probe?

Tampon: Most are like a long tampon with a slightly enlarged tip. It is best to ask the doctor, the nurse, or the technician who will be doing the procedure if you want accurate information as medical instruments change all the time. ...Read more