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Pcos And Transvaginal Ultrasound Normal
Is it possible to have PCOS with normal transvaginal ultrasound and regular periods? I'm on cycle day 45 1st time ever now PMD Had me start metformin
Complex: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is complex. It involves an imbalance of the female hormones as well as increase in male type hormones. You do not necessarily have to have any cysts on your ovaries to have PCOS. Thirdly it involves insulin resistance and that is why you were placed on metformin. Researchers are still looking to understand the cause(s) of PCOS. ...Read more
Pcos is a metabolic disorder affecting 8-10% of women that may cause irregular periods, acne or increased hair growth, infertility or subfertility, and increases the risk of diabetes. To diagnose pcos, we need 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular or no periods 2. Acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones (androgens) 3. Ultrasound showing large ovaries ...Read more
I am 30 my afc on transvaginal ultrasound was 20-22 is it normal ? Having pcos suffering right now from irregular periods ?
Does a normal transvaginal ultrasound result rule out ovarian cancer? I have PCOS and terrible gas and bloating, aunt had ovarian cancer last year
US is good test: The transvaginal US is a good test for looking at the ovaries. If there were a mass there they should be able to see it on the US. If you have ovarian cancer in your family and you are concerned, you could ask your doctor to order a CA-125 blood test. This test is elevated in ovarian cancer. ...Read more
How accurate is transvaginal ultrasound in distinguishing between malignant cysts and benign cysts in PCOS? Can they be misinterpreted?
Misinterpreted, but: TVUS is helpful, but limited in distinguishing benign vs. malignant ovarian cysts. There are US features, coupled with clinical data and blood testing in select cases, that go a long way toward assessing risk. There are research protocols (e.g. MD Anderson) for ovarian cancer screening. The cyst(s) in PCOS would rarely be confused for malignancies, the look and clinical history are different. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does a 3d transvaginal ultrasound give more detail or more accurate pictures than the 2d version? Which is better for diagnosing pcos, fibroids, etc?
Transvaginal ultrasound shows multiple follicles on left ovary (pcos appearance) and area with hypoechoic center and echogenic rim?
Hormonal imbalances: Multiple follicles is a sign of high estrogen levels. Estrogen can be biotransformed into testosterone via the enzyme aromatase. Aromatase enzyme is increased by high Insulin levels. A high carb diet will increase both Insulin (via stimulatlon of pancreas) and estrogen (via competetive inhibition of glucoronidase enzyme) low carb diet is beneficial to reduce estrogen and insulin. ...Read more
What does it mean if you go for a transvaginal ultrasound the crown to rump length is 6 weeks on target and a week later measuring 6w2d. Is that normal? Positive hb at both ultrasounds.
Most: Studies reported by a radiologist are dictated within 24 hours. There is variability in how long it takes the report to get to the clinician depending on whether the report is called, emailed, faxed, or sent regular mail. There is variability in how clinicians notify patients of results. ...Read more
Hi, My ovaries are hurting had a ultrasound and the the transvaginal ultrasound came back normal but im still in pain why?
Source Presumptive: & visualized in mind. Imaging exams do Not show pain or origin. However, ovaries are cystic (eggs develop in & are shed from cysts) & if no cysts (not likely age 19 if menstruating) then unlikely pain from ovaries. Could be related to any of many sources in area, including: small bowel, colon, appendix, bladder, endometriosis, etc. Emotions & past experiences commonly play a big yet hidden role. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The sonogram is a test that looks at body organs with no radiation. It uses sound waves and can give us a 2 dimensional view of organs such as the kidney, liver, heart, and lungs. It can define spaces that are either solid or full of fluid. I can also guide large needles into an organ or near the spine, and can help define the area being cut open. Its a ...Read more
An ultrasound is an imaging study in which a probe emits and receives sound waves which rebound off of internal organs in order to visualize them. For a transvaginal ultrasound a specially designed probe is lubricated and placed into the vagina in order to better ...Read more
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