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Understanding Transvaginal Ultrasound and the Conditions that Need It

Transvaginal ultrasound is an imaging procedure that uses sound waves emitted through the vagina to examine a woman's reproductive organs, including the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, cervix, and vagina. This type of ultrasound is an internal examination, because it will insert an ultrasound that resembles a 5-7 cm long stick into the vagina. Transvaginal ultrasound generally lasts for 30-60 minutes and the results can be known quickly. The procedure, also known as endovaginal ultrasound, will be recommended by doctors to detect abnormal conditions in the uterus or check the health of the unborn child. Reasons for Transvaginal Ultrasound The doctor can recommend this procedure to check for the following conditions: Pelvic painInfertilityAbnormal vaginal bleedingEctopic pregnancyCysts and myomas in the uterusThe procedure for further examination of the results of an abnormal pelvic examinationEnsure contraception in the womb or spiral KB is placed correctly Transvaginal ult…
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