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

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Dr. Margot Watson
Gynecology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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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