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Transrectal Ultrasound Preparation
2nd hand impression:: There seems to be a rather mild degree of discomfort on insertion of the probe. Depending on the size of the prostate there may be mild discomfort as the probe is manipulated during the exam. I would say a more intense version of a digital (finger) exam of the prostate. ...Read more
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
It can: Some patients tolerate the procedure without difficulty others have issues with rectal examinations and become very sensitive to the process. Usually IV sedation is used for the procedure and sometime just topical anesthesia is used. If you relax and do not tense up most people tolerate the procedure without difficult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not painful: Evluation of rectal tumors or the anal sphincter. ...Read more
Copy of Report: TRUS in a female if an alternative for transvaginal or transabdominal ultrasound,for evaluation of a pelvic mass. It should be interpreted in the medical record. Get a copy. If you want a second opinion you can request a digital copy of the study and find a radiologist to give an interpretation or check with your primary care doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Sure: If you are constipated it is fine to take it. ...Read more
I was scheduled to have my transrectal ultrasound next week. Is it possible that the result will show that Im not virgin anymore?
No: Ultrasound has not been proven to determine virginity. ...Read more
No: Testicular us looks for abnormalities of the testicle. Transrectal us is used to evaluate either the anal sphincter mechanism or stage rectal rumors. ...Read more
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