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Pelvic Sonogram Ultrasound Endometriosis
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
I am taking bc pills continuously for endometriosis and have been having increased pelvic pain. The sonogram shows heterogenous uterus with 8mm endometrium? What is next step?
Adenomyosis?: It's possible the heterogeneous uterus that was shown on ultrasound is adenomyosis. This is when there are glands in the uterus itself (similar to endometriosis inside the uterine muscle- the myometrium). Ask your doc about a "gnrh agonist" like depo lupron. This would simulate menopause, but it can also help greatly with the pain of endometriosis or adenomyosis. You may need a hysterectomy if bad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
If I have a transvaginal ultrasound done and they still say nothing is wrong, should I push for a pelvic laprascopy? Have all the symptoms of endometriosis and have had tests done and dr's tell me see nothing wrong. Have very heavy and painful menstruatio
Hmmm, this can be : A tough one. Painful , heavy menses can be remedied with a trial of birth control pills or other forms of hormonal suppression depending on your medical history, etc. Might be best to try this before pursuing laparoscopy. Okay to ask your doctor about their opinion on surgery. Answer will depend on your particular situation. Don't be afraid to bring it up and one can also seek a second opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can u still have endometriosis or ovarian cancer w/ a clear transvaginal ultrasound? My doc says my ovaries are normal and my tiny cyst is gone. I have tons of pelvic pain & my mom has the brca2 gene.
Yes and No: Yes: you could definitely have endometriosis with a clear ultrasound, but would not likely have an endometrioma of the ovary no: it would be pretty unlikely to have ovarian cancer with a clear ultrasound and even if you did have extremely early undetectable cancer, it would not cause pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Right pelvic pain and cramping, low back pain had the exact thing last month same time with copius dischrage, pelvic ultrasound norm, so were cultures, can this be endometrosis, my mom has it?
Yes: There is a genetic component to endometriosis. And these are typical symptoms. No guarantee that is the problem. A full eval is warranted, often by a fertility specialist (endometriosis expert). To know the exact diagnosis would require some more testing and evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had ovarian cyst rupture on 9/9. Latest transvag ultrasound & sonogram show no more fluid.No endometriosis.Why do I have pain especially when driving?
Endometriosis: is often diagnosed by imaging including ultrasound. It is not definitive but can identify cysts associated with endometriosis, uterine tissue growing outside the uterus. Medications are generally used first including anti-inflammatories including ibuprofen/naproxen, but generally hormone therapy is more effective. Ultimately surgery to remove endometrial tissue or hysterectomy is often done. ...Read more
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