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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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What to do if I have black spot on pelvic ultrasound?

What to do if I have black spot on pelvic ultrasound?

Not enough info: There is not enough information provided to answer the question. Wouldnt try to speculate. What does the ultrasound report say? Black spot could mean almost anything normal or abnormal. May be worthwhile to discuss the results with your doc. ...Read more

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Help, I have black spot on pelvic ultrasound? Is this bad?

Help, I have black spot on pelvic ultrasound? Is this bad?

Not enough info: There is not enough information provided to answer the question. Couldn't even begin to speculate. What does the ultrasound report say? Black spot could mean almost anything normal or abnormal. ...Read more

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Is a pelvic ultrasound good enough?

Is a pelvic ultrasound good enough?

FOR WHAT?: Please define the problem to to evaluated by the pelvic sono. ...Read more

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What is a pelvic ultrasound? How does it work?

What is a pelvic ultrasound? How does it work?

Pelvic Ultrasound: You lie on a table. Gel is placed on your skin. A sonographer moves a device called a transducer over your pelvis. If it is transvaginal, a cylindrical probe with gel will be inserted internally. The transducer sends out sound waves, which bounce off the tissues inside your body. The transducer also captures the waves that bounce back. The ultrasound machine creates images from the sound waves. ...Read more

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What is a pelvic ultrasound? How does it work?

What is a pelvic ultrasound? How does it work?

Pelvic Ultrasound: You lie on a table. Gel is placed on your skin. A sonographer moves a device called a transducer over your pelvis. If it is transvaginal, a cylindrical probe with gel will be inserted internally. The transducer sends out sound waves, which bounce off the tissues inside your body. The transducer also captures the waves that bounce back. The ultrasound machine creates images from the sound waves. ...Read more

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Is it okay for me to exercise an hour before a pelvic ultrasound?

Is it okay for me to exercise an hour before a pelvic ultrasound?

Yes: That shouldn't be a problem. However, if you are having a transabdominal pelvic ultrasound, keep in mind that they might want you to show up with your bladder full. ...Read more

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What bleeding problems may be identified with a pelvic ultrasound?

What bleeding problems may be identified with a pelvic ultrasound?

4 disorders: An pelvic ultrasound may show 1)a pregnancy that is in the wrong place (ectopic) or that is miscarrying, 2) fibroids (benign growths coming from the wall of the uterus, 3) a thickened lining of the uterine cavity from a polyp or overgrowth of the endometrial cells, 4)ovarian cysts or masses and 5) adenomyosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Pelvic Ultrasound (Definition)

This is an ultrasound test to examine the organs of the pelvis, typically using either a trans-abdominal or trans-vaginal approach, depending on what is suspected, such as ovarian ...Read more