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What can be a white spot on vaginal ultrasound? Doctor did not explain. should I be worried? I'm not pregnant.

What can be a white spot on vaginal ultrasound? Doctor did not explain. should I be worried? I'm not pregnant.

Don't Read US: US images are just a series of white and black dots. It is not like a photograph of a friend. You need training to interpret an U.S. image. You may make more sense reading the report, do not try t read the images. ...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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How much is a vaginal ultrasound?

How much is a vaginal ultrasound?

Depends: Some docs can do it in their office for a lower negotiated fee if you have no insurance to hundreds of dollars if you go to a radiologist at their ultrasound facility. ...Read more

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What does vaginal ultrasound look for?

What does vaginal ultrasound look for?

Depends: It depends on why you got it/what your symptoms are. The most common areas to be evaluated in a non-pregnant female are 1) the uterus for fibroids, 2) the endometrium for various conditions that usually result in pain or bleeding, or 3) the adnexa where the ovaries are (looking for cysts or cystic cancer). Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can a vaginal ultrasound be off 5 weeks?

Can a vaginal ultrasound be off 5 weeks?

Probably not: Any type of ultrasound at any point in pregnancy has a range of error much less than 5 weeks. At worst a scan in the late third trimester is the least accurate but still within a range of error of 23 days or less. Trans-vaginal pregnancy dating is usually done before 14 weeks and is within 4 to 14 days depending on how far along the pregnancy is. ...Read more

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What can I expect during a vaginal ultrasound?

What can I expect during a vaginal ultrasound?

Vaginal ultrasound: The probe will be inserted into your vagina. Through the crystal at the top of the probe sound waves will be sent and returned, and processed in the machine. The picture that you may see on the screen will be white and black and various shades of grey. The uterus will be white mostly and the bladder will be black. They will look at your tubes and ovaries as well as the uterus. ...Read more

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Vaginal ultrasound. What are the chances of getting damage to babay?

Vaginal ultrasound. What are the chances of getting damage to babay?

Zero: The ultrasound probe in placed in the vagina and the fetus is in the uterus. There is no chance it can damage the pregnancy. Some women may have spotting after but that is usually related to cervical irritation and does not affect the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to have a trans vaginal ultrasound?

Not usually: If vaginal intercourse is not painful then neither should a trans-vaginal sono. If there is an infection of your tubes or a large ovarian cyst then application of pressure with the probe over the areas of concern may cause some degree of discomfort (what we doctors call pain). ...Read more

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What does blood mean after a vaginal ultrasound?

What does blood mean after a vaginal ultrasound?

Cervical bleeding: Usually if bleeding occurs after a vaginal ultrasound, the most common reason is the cervix was irritated during the ultrasound. This will usually resolve on its own. If the bleeding is heavy or persistent, you should be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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Can trans-vaginal ultrasounds pick your LMP date?

Can trans-vaginal ultrasounds pick your LMP date?

No: If you are pregnant and you don't know when was you lmp and ultrasound can help determine gestational age but it does not tell you when was you lmp. ...Read more