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Unable To See Ovary During Transvaginal Ultrasound
Slight discomfort: Usually you get undressed from the waist down and lay down on a table with stirrups for your heels. A long, skinny, lubricated ultrasound transducer is inserted into the vagina by the technician. Once it is in the tech will move it from place to place, taking pictures of the uterus, ovaries and other pelvic structures. When everything has been seen and recorded, the transducer is removed. ...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
How accurate is a transabdominal ultrasound in assessing an ovarian cyst? Had to stop transvagingal ultrasound, extremely painful
Unable to locate my left ovary during abdominal and transvaginal ultrasound, what could this mean? Under investigation for infertility (ttc for 3yrs).
Not uncommon: It is not uncommon for them to be unable to visualize one of the ovaries during an ultrasound. They can be obscured by things like intestinal gas or by positioning. They show up best when there is a cyst so not seeing this makes that less likely. Sometimes the ovary will be visualize by just repeating the ultrasound a little later. ...Read more
Asking Impossible: That is only one piece of a very big story. You will not find the answer to infertility on the internet. I am very sorry to tell you. The specific problem can be complex and not elucidated by these simple reports. Your male partner also needs thorough testing. Please consider getting the right evaluation with a competent fertility specialist. ...Read more
PMP bleeding: The ovaries after menopause shrink to the size of what we call streak ovaries and often times aren't visible on ultrasound or CT scan. While many women with menopausal bleeding just have atrophy, you have to treat it as endometrial cancer until proven otherwise. An endometrial biopsy or D&C is warranted here. ...Read more
If fallopian tubes are blocked would doctor still be able to view the ovaries with trans vaginal ultrasound?
Test tube pregnancy: Fortunately, blocked tubes do not hinder viewing the ovaries with ultrasound. If the fallopian tubes are blocked, the most cost effective and promising way to a baby is test tube fertilizatiion. One step in this process actually is that the doctor visualize the ovaries with and under the guidance of ultrasound retrieves eggs from the ovary, which are then fertilized in test tubes. ...Read more
Last period aug.2 when will i be able to confirm a viable pregnancy on an abdominal ultrasound ?".
6 weeks later: Six weeks after august 2, with an trans-abdominal ultrasound. Probably one week sooner with a trans-vaginal ultrasound. ...Read more
It should be painles: Sometimes the study is performed wtih abdominal probe in which case a full bladder is necessary to visualize pelvic organs well. Many times, vaginal probe examination is also performed because this produces superb images as the probe can get very close to the organs being examined. You will need to empty your bladder for this part of the exam. Sometimes, 3d images of the ovary may be helpful. ...Read more
Unable to conceive. Ultrasound-possible small endometrial polyp to c/c.Hsg -right tube shows terminal hydrosalpinx, left localised spill. Please advise?
Significant problems: A polyp can be easily remove - decreases fertility rates and increases miscarriage rate. The xray shows severe tubal problems. May require ivf to get pregnant and eve surgery prikor to ivf. Would make sure you see a fertility specialist. Without ivf you have a relatively low pregnancy rate and higher ectopic pregnancy rate. ...Read more
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What to do if I have ovarian cyst detected during ultrasound assessment? This lead to missed period?
It depends: It depends on whether the ultrasound showed some kind of cyst or other type of growth in the ovary. A cyst is often just watched for several cycles, unless it is very large, whereas a solid growth is usually removed, to be sure it is benign. ...Read more
Do ob or gyn do doppler ultrasound or ultrasound scan when a pregnant womb visit their clinic. I want to know as worried of no heart beat after six wk?
Can a pelvic ultrasound see if your pregnant? (and no it wasn't a trans vaginal pelvic ultrasound)
Diagnosed right unicornuated uterus by HSG,but MRI was completely normal(normal uterus).should i repeat HSG to detect any obsruction in left tube ?
HSG/MRI: The results are incompatible with one another: they don't make sense. Before any further testing, I would have your doctor, or the radiologist, look at both the HSG and and the MRI, directly comparing them to one another, and figure out what is going on. Unicornuate uterus is a congenital anomaly that doesn't come and go. ...Read more
Do ultrasound techs see prenatal patients for pregnancy ultrasound or does the obgyn normally do them?
It depends: It depends on the setting. In some practices your OB will do your initial ultrasound. Generally, for your detailed anatomy scan around15wks - 20wks gest age, a tech will perform the scan and a radiologist will review the scan and give your OB a report. The tech has special training in this area and is usually very good at scanning. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had transvaginal ultra sound do to pelvic pain and uterus prolaps they could not see the overies. i am in tremendes pain . need an answer?
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
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