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Yes, but . . .: An over-the-counter home pregnancy test is the easiest way to check for pregnancy (the tests are very accurate, and are positive very early in the pregnancy). A vaginal ultrasound can detect an embryo or fetus after a few weeks of pregnancy (after the urine test is already positive), probably around 5-6 weeks of pregnancy. ...Read more
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No: A transvaginal ultrasound is done by inserting an ultrasound probe into the vagina to better evaluate the pelvic organs. Lubrication is applied to the top of the probe to ease insertion. An ultrasound should not be painful. Some women describe a "pressure" sensation but pain should not be experienced. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stretching, for one : As the uterus grows, it's attachments- ligaments, for ex., can stretch and cause some abdominal, pelvic discomfort. Other causes of discomfort include pressure from the enlarging uterus ( on the abdominal wall or the bladder or the lower back, for ex.)occasionally the pregnancy could be in the wrong area (ectopic pregnancy), or self limiting ( like a miscarriage) - this could be painful as well. ...Read more
Some or: all of the things you mentioned. It depends upon the findings and practices of your doctor. You'll just have to wait and see. ...Read more
mild painx2 wks on & off left "ovary" hip area-CT abdomen and Pelvis- nml- OBGYN pelvic exam nml- 32 y/o worried about ovarian cancer? Please help!!!!
Pelvic Scan report:Bulky retroverted uterus with AP diameter 5.2cm.Endometrum thickness -18.6mm.No fibrod,cysts &Cysies.Abdominal pain still severe?
Pelvic pain: May be endometriosis or adhesions which are not readily noted on scans. Ultrasound may note larger endometriosis lesions; laparoscopy is the gold standard Adhesions are diagnosed when obstruction or at laparoscopy. Endometrium is thick - mid cycle? if not discuss w/doc. Also check disc disease. pelvic floor tension,pelvic venous congestion , interstitial cystitis/renal f/u/doc ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Six days ago diagnosed with pid. Pelvic exam showed uterus is retroverted. Did pelvic ultrasound. It showed. Uterus anterverted. Is this normal?
Can a pelvic ultrasound see if your pregnant? (and no it wasn't a trans vaginal pelvic ultrasound)
Unlikely: but yes, uncommon but infections from the vagina can ascend into the uterus to give you PID. antibiotics can help fight symptoms and prevent complications. ...Read more
Hysterectomy may 12. Ab pain that shoots to pelv flr (sporadic). Gyno said GI. Colonoscopy said no. GI says fibro. Next step?
IBS from adhesions?: ? about 6 months since 40 yo had hysterectomy & now "shooting" abdominal pains; surgeon says is "GI" & Gastroenterologist says "fibromyalgia" (FM)! Intra-pelvic/abdominal adhesions commonly evolve months after surgery of these regions. Concomitant symptoms same as IBS; oft part of FM symptom constellation. Bentyl (dicyclomine) being used. Cannabis might help. Avoid further surgery, which might escalate problem. ...Read more
Many options: Heartburn is a common problem in pregnancy. There are many effective natural remedies- my favorite is apple cider vinegar; slippery elm, marshmallow tea & aloe vera juice often help. Certain foods often trigger heartburn, such as coffee, peppermint, citrus, sodas & fried foods, so avoiding these may prevent heartburn. You can find more info at http://altmedicine.About.Com/od/therapiesfrometol/a/heartburn.Htm and at http://www.Organiclifestylemagazine.Com/issue-14/natural-heartburn-remedies.Php. ...Read more