Can you have a pelvic ultrasound during menstruation?
Yes. Menstruation is not a contraindication for a pelvic ultrasound.
Causes for vaginal bleeding include menstruation, pregnancy, miscarriage, abortion, D&C medical procedure, PID (Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, with pain in lower belly), or (in women who have had an abortion or pregnancy and birth) uterine fibroids diagnosed by ultrasound and pelvic examination,. In all scenarios (except menstruation) you should see a Dr.
Two ultrasound exams that would benefit from drinking water prior to the exam would be a transabdominal pelvic ultrasound (different than a transvaginal pelvic ultrasound) and a transabdominal ultrasound to focus just on the pancreas. The reasoning behind ingesting water for the pelvic ultrasound is so that the bladder will be full and during the exam the full bladder acts as a window to visualize the pelvic organs which sit behind the bladder. The fluid…
Usually ovarian cysts do not produce symptoms and are found during a routine physical exam or are seen by chance on an ultrasound performed for other reasons. However, the following symptoms may be present: * Lower abdominal or pelvic pain, which may start and stop and may be severe, sudden, and sharp * Irregular menstrual periods * Feeling of lower abdominal or pelvic pressure or fullness * Long-term pelvic pain during menstrual period that may…
You had transvaginal and abdomein ultrasound technician did transvaginal and told you to empty bladder and then did abdomein is this procedure correct?
There are several reasons for water in your pelvis. One is edema or ascites from a cardiovascular problem. Another is infection in the pelvic cavity. This can also be associated with trauma, injury or cancer. Some women find they become bloated just prior to or during their menstruation; this resolves as the menstruation ends.