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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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Only had periods on 18 april, 14 june, 31 july in 2014. Hormone levels,in may, were normal.Normal pelvic ultrasound.no signs of pcos.Should i worry?

Only had periods on 18 april, 14 june, 31 july in 2014. Hormone levels,in may, were normal.Normal pelvic ultrasound.no signs of pcos.Should i worry?

Probably not: It is not unusual to have irregular cycles. Menses can be affected by many things including but not limited to body weight, exercise, stress, and hormones including estrogen, progesterone, prolactin and thyroid. Continue routine care with your doctor and unless you are trying to get pregnant consider starting birth control pills to even out your cycles for awhile. ...Read more

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Virgin. Tiny pink spotting 5 days after period. Blood test results=normal; going to have pelvic ultrasound to assess for PCOS, no family history, why?

Virgin. Tiny pink spotting 5 days after period. Blood test results=normal; going to have pelvic ultrasound to assess for PCOS, no family history, why?

Why? That's my Q: Irregular menses are common in young women due to anovulatory cycles. You haven't mentioned anything that would make me think of PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome): obesity, irregular menses, acne, hirsutism, Check http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/polycystic-ovary-syndrome.html & http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pcos/basics/definition/con-20028841 ...Read more

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What are the chances that i could have pcos? I've had pelvic ultrasound and nothing was found. But do have more symptoms than less of pcos?

What are the chances that i could have pcos? I've had pelvic ultrasound and nothing was found. But do have more symptoms than less of pcos?

Yes you still can: Ultrasound is just one method to diagnose. You could have normal size ovaries with muliple cysts which can be normal or seen with pcos. ...Read more

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I got a clear report of my pelvic ultrasound for the status of my pcos, the disease has gone. Please suggest some blood tests so I am affirmative!

Talk to your doctor.: Pcos is not really something that goes away. Check with your doctor to clarify the information that you recently received. Perhaps cysts on your ovaries are no longer visible - but that doesn't mean that pcos is gone. ...Read more

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What to expect at my OBGYN visit for PCOS? Pelvic Ultrasound? Pelvic Exam? Blood test?

What to expect at my OBGYN visit for PCOS? Pelvic Ultrasound? Pelvic Exam? Blood test?

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

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Pelvic Ultrasound (Definition)

This is an ultrasound test to examine the organs of the pelvis, typically using either a trans-abdominal or trans-vaginal approach, depending on what is suspected, such as ovarian ...Read more


Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Definition)

See the link below: https://www.healthtap.com/#publications/2039180 It is what Dr. Khurram Rehman wrote, but has the detail of an article for those interested in ...Read more