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Why did they ask me to keep a full bladder for my transvaginal ultrasound?

Why did they ask me to keep a full bladder for my transvaginal ultrasound?

A window: The urine acts as a window to allow the ound waves to more clearly "see" the structures in your pelvis. ...Read more

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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Can a transvaginal ultrasound to look at the bladder see the uretes? if so could it see abnormalities with the ureters?

Can a transvaginal ultrasound to look at the bladder see the uretes? if so could it see abnormalities with the ureters?

Here are some ...: Just go to see Doc with detailed Hx stressing quality, quantity, & sequence of events of all symptoms and their related discomforts over time for analysis + physical exam + tests as needed; and let Doc help you decide what tests including imaging study - US would yield better result for you. ...Read more

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I had a transvaginal ultrasound and it was uncomfortable because I had to pee. Did it matter if I didn't have an empty bladder?

Empty blaader for va: bladder should be full for trans abdominal part of exam . bladder should be empty for vaginal exam portion ...Read more

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I have had blood picked up in urine on dipstick for months. Some urine frequency. Had transvaginal ultrasound of bladder. 30 female. Maybe bladder ca?

I have had blood picked up in urine on dipstick for months. Some urine frequency. Had transvaginal ultrasound of bladder. 30 female. Maybe bladder ca?

Blood in urine: Although bladder cancer is always a concern it wouldn't be first on my list in a 30 year old female. A possibility which may have been missed on the tests you've had so far is glomerulonephritis (microscopic kidney disease). In your case the blood is probably just a consequence of your use of blood thinners: warfarin and lovenox (enoxaparin). Good luck! ...Read more

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Exactly how many days off can a transvaginal ultrasound at 6 weeks 3 days be? I keep reading everything from two days to a full week so i'm very confused.

Exactly how many days off can a transvaginal ultrasound at 6 weeks 3 days be? I keep reading everything from two days to a full week so i'm very confused.

Depends: The error depends on which measurements are being used to date the pregnancy. If the gestational sac (the earliest sign of pregnancy on ultrasound) is all that is visible, the error can be up to a week. On the other hand, if the actual fetus can be measured (crown-rump length), the error is substantially less (approximately 3 days in the 7 week range). The error increases later in pregnancy. ...Read more

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What could cause a "fullness" in the right ovary region.. Was told this during pap.. Will have a transvaginal ultrasound later this month.?

What could cause a "fullness" in the right ovary region.. Was told this during pap.. Will have a transvaginal ultrasound later this month.?

Usually cyclic cyst: The most common reason for fullness in the right adnexae for someone your age would be a cyclic cyst that is part of your menstrual cycle. These cyst usually rupture when the ovary releases an egg in mid cycle. Other things to consider are infection, endometriosis, ectopic pregnancy, and tumor. If you are otherwise free of symptoms if might well disappear by the time you get the sono. ...Read more

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Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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Transvaginal Ultrasound (Definition)

An ultrasound is an imaging study in which a probe emits and receives sound waves which rebound off of internal organs in order to visualize them. For a transvaginal ultrasound a specially designed probe is lubricated and placed into the vagina in order to better ...Read more