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Pelvic Ultrasound

A Pelvic Ultrasound produces a picture of the structures and organs in the lower abdomen or pelvis through the use of high frequency sound waves that are displayed in a real time image.

Your doctor may recommend a Pelvic Ultrasound to help diagnose conditions such as: pelvic pain, abnormal bleeding or other menstrual problems. Pelvic Ultrasounds also help identify palpable masses such as ovarian cysts and uterine fibroids and ovarian or uterine cancers.

You will be asked to lie on a comfortable table while the technologist performs the examination. For transabdominal ultrasounds a hand held device called an ultrasound probe will be moved over the surface of your skin in the area of interest after a liquid gel is placed on the probe and/or your skin. A transvaginal ultrasound is similar to a gynecologic exam and is performed to view the endometrium or lining of the uterus and ovaries. The Ultrasound machine uses sound waves to obtain medical images of various organs and tissues in the body. It is a painless and safe procedure with a typical duration of 30 minutes.

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One of the most widely used diagnostic tools in modern medicine.

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