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What Are The Blue Red Spots On A Transvaginal Ultrasound
Blood flow: What you saw was likely the appearance of blood flow within the ovaries on color doppler. This flow is usually depicted on the study with the colors of red and blue. The red generally means the flow is directed towards the transducer (device that the sonographer holds to do the exam) and blue codes for flow away from the transducer. Typically both kinds of flow are seen during the exam. ...Read more
The sonogram is a test that looks at body organs with no radiation. It uses sound waves and can give us a 2 dimensional view of organs such as the kidney, liver, heart, and lungs. It can define spaces that are either solid or full of fluid. I can also guide large needles into an organ or near the spine, and can help define the area being cut open. Its a ...Read more
Doppler: Images of the blood moving in your arteries and veins. ...Read more
Not necessarily : Can't render an opinion without a better description of the findings. ...Read more
I am 48, perimenopause, and I think I had 1 mid-cycle spot. My dr. wants a transvaginal ultrasound. Is this necessary?
Yes: Probably. If you end up having a problem with the uterus it is much better to catch it early rather than later. If that's the result of the ultrasound then you will be extremely grateful that it was done. One of the signs of a potential problem is abnormal bleeding in your age group (possibly with some other risk factors). Get it done. ...Read more
Usually blood flow: Most u/s images are not done with the 'doppler' probe turned on and are a 'black and white' image. The doppler allows the detection of movements toward or away from the probe (like blood coming into the area in an atery, or leavbing in a vein) these areas are coded red and blue by the computer processing the signal. ...Read more
I have seen that I have red spots on my bum cheeks and around my vaginal area , not sore but itchy at times , what caused this? And what can I do ?
Infection?: You could be infected. See a gyn physician asap, please... Best luck! ...Read more
Hello I wanted to know why my vaginal wall has red spots on it I'm not sure if it's from the friction after intercourse ?
Most likely: If the red spots appeared soon after vaginal intercourse, it might be due to friction to the area. If you see these persist or change in appearance like become more like bumps, these should be examined for any infection and other cysts common in vaginal region and require separate treatments. Good luck! ...Read more
I usually have white vaginal discharge in middle of periods, this time got a white discharge with red spots for about a day and white again, is it ok?
Likely yes: Probably nothing to worry about, but can't be sure without a exam. See your doctor... ...Read more
3 tiny red spots on the inside of my vaginal lips just underneath my clitorous. No white head, is Itchy then when touched are quite sore. What is this?
Needs eval: could be a couple of things, all of which need to be seen to diagnose. ...Read more
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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