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I think...: ...Putting the mesh on in the first place was to enable you to be pregnant again; but you need to discuss this with the original surgeon who knows the details of the operation. ...Read more
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
Have reducable lump 5 weeks post laparo inguinal mesh repair. Identical to original hernia. Thoughts?
Traditional suture repair of inguinal hernia back in 2012. Hernia has recurred. Should I opt for open mesh repair or robotic laparoscopic?
Either: Both are equal and should remedy the problem ...Read more
Heavy uterine bleeding 3 weeks pelvic/transvaginal us hyperechoic uterine fundal myometrial focus may represent atypical fibroid or adenomyosis ?
Bleeding: Since its a focal area its more likely to be adenomyosis, which typically gets progressively worse as you age. However, you're also at the age when ovarian dysfunction often causes irregular, heavy and/or prolonged bleeding. You might be a good candidate for an endometrial ablation assuming you are done with having babies. ...Read more
My HCGquantification 223IU/L.-6weeks,.spotting once,dull right pelvic pain .transvaginal scan-a fibroid 4.9cm,right adnex cyst10mm ,no baby sac okay?
Early Pregnancy: At 233 hcg level, it is impossible to see an intrauterine pregnancy. So check your hcg again in 48 hrs and if it doubles, it is a good sign. If not you may have an ectopic Pregnacy. Take Tylenol (acetaminophen) for the pain if the level is 5/10?or more. I recommend you go see an Obgyn soon as well ...Read more
Done 3 urine tests. positive. about 4 weeks pregnant. Vaginal ultrasound scan shows embryo but with no yolk sac. Endo thickness: 19.3mm. Worried?
Give it time: Our technology to detect pregnancies is amazing but sometimes we see structures well before they get formed. Give it time for the sac to form structures; you can repeat the US in 1-2 weeks to assess growth. This can be correlated with hormone level checks as well to ensure appropriate rise Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more
U/S rpt:"Enlarged uterus lobulated contour&multiple uterine fibroids. LargestFibroids@uterine fundus' posterior wall&left fundal wall 3.1cm.Endometrial thickness normal,ovaries obscured byOverlying bowel gas" Any tests/scan/type of surgery recommend?
Fibroids: Are relatively common, and if you are not having any symptoms related to them, probably nothing needs to be done. It sounds like you had a transabdominal ultrasound and your ovaries could not be seen due to bowel gas. This happens occasionally. If your doctor wants to check your ovaries, you need to have a transvaginal ultrasound. If the ovaries are still difficult to see, MRI might be useful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer