My doctor sent me to the hospital to take a pelvic ultrasound. Why do they scan from inside the vagina?

Closer to organs. Since the uterus and ovaries are usually low in the pelvis, looking at them through the vagina means the probe is close to them and therefore gets a better image.

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I had a pelvic ultrasound and many other tests done yesterday at the hospital. The doctors examined me and said it's Severe Bacterial Vaginosis.?

You need. to be treated with meds other than the anti fungals speak with yor ob gyn for further follow up and treatment. Read more...
Vaginal Infection. Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is basically an overgrowth of bacteria in the vagina--it can usually have a 'fishy ' odor and possibly a milky discharge. Antibiotics are the treatment. BV is not diagnosed with ultrasound so I am not sure why that was done. Read more...