Ultrasonography

What is Ultrasonography?

Ultrasonography is an imaging technique used very often in the medical field for purposes of diagnosis or evaluation. It is a completely noninvasive procedure that involves the use of high-frequency sound waves to map an image of internal body structures. The type of sound used, often called ultrasound, is at frequencies of two to 18 megahertz, far above the range which the human ear can detect.

Questions and answers on "Ultrasonography"

how can I tell if I have seroma in my belly after a tummy tuck, not able to go back to my dr..He in another state, also will a hospital see me with this information...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Hello dear. Ultrasonography is the answer.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. I have gone through the details. So a seroma post surgery, can be easily picked up by ultrasonography. It is usually harmless.
Thanks and regards...

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Sharp shooting type of pain from vaginal area to lower abdomen, which last for few seconds.this happens Occassionally .why is this so??

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Brief Answer:
You should be evaluated for your problem.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thank for writing to us.
There are three possibilities of your problem -
1) Ovarian cyst (twisted) to rule out this problem get ultrasonography and CT scan.
2) PID it can be rule out by pelvic examination and treated by...

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I am not very confident to be given a Biopsy. Is there some other way this test may
be done

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Brief Answer:
Ultrasonography with FNAC.

Detailed Answer:
Hi.
Thanks for your query, an elucidate history which I have gone through.
The question is short and specific, hence the answer is also short and specific.

The best alternative is as follows:
Ultrasonography and guided FNAC that is fine...

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I had a dildo go inside my anus. I was able to have a bowel movement but did not see the dildo come out. how can I tell if it's still in. What are the symptoms I should look for?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Finger palpation/ X-ray / Ultrasonography.

Detailed Answer:
Hi.

Which material was the dildo of.

Go for digital examination with a rubber gloved finger / Go for a plain X-ray of the abdomen including pelvis/ Ultrasonography to find it.

If it is lower in the rectum can be easily...

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How to prevent pregnancy after 1 month

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Brief Answer:
It can be done through medical or surgical method.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for writing to us.

There are two method to abort pregnancy after one month- one is medical and other is surgical method of abortion.

In my opinion first you should go for an ultrasonography test to see...

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Hello my periods misses for last 15 days so i have done pregnancy test and i found Positive i m 25 yr old girl so plz suggest me any pill cause i m afrai of doctor

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Abortion only be done under supervision of a docto

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for writing to us.

First of all I want to clarify you here that I can understand your problem but I will give my opinion which will prevent you from harm in your future.

First and foremost thing in...

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Hi, my sister has be diagnose mix echogenic solid lesion in left lobe of Thyroid gland and as described possibility of colloid nodule/Follicular adenoma. What does this mean and what is the treatment for the same. Is there is any serious? Please suggest and reply

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
possibility of benign pathology

Detailed Answer:
Hi.
Thanks for your query.

This must have been diagnosed by Ultrasonography.
This is called solitary nodule. The meaning of colloid nodule / Follicular Adenoma is a possibility of a benign / non-cancerous mass which has developed...

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Had medical termination 6 weeks ago. Still bleeding heavy. Prescribed tranexamic acid 3 days ago but still flooding at least once a day through clothes with clots. Have to spend every day near a loo as no warning

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Ultrasonography and second opinion

Detailed Answer:
Hi.
Got the history.

I would advise you to undergo ultrasonography to see what is the problem in the uterus / whether any retained products / fibroid / vesicular mole or so.

Diagnostic curettage / Hysteroscopy / confirmatory CT...

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I am curious. I'm 64 and my screening mammo showed architectural distortion in right breast when compared to previous mammo and left breast. I've had no prior surgery do its not a scar. I'm scheduled for a diagnostic ultrasound After reading literature how often does this require a biopsy to get a definitive answer?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Requirement of biopsy depend upon USG findings.

Detailed Answer:
Hello Wjchamblee

There may be many causes of architectural distortion in breast mammography.It may be due to surgery,scar,malignant reasons.However,distortion is also seen in benign lesions.
So,you are rightly advised...

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Hi there,
i had my last period 5 months back last month i visited doctor. She test my pregnancy first and it was negative. So she gave me meprate 10 mg tablet for 7 days for 2 times/day. After 1 month when i visited again she test the pregnancy once more and confirmed i am pregnant. Is it safe to keep this baby. I am worrying about Merprate medicine. Is it impact bad affect to my baby? Please help me.

Adding few facts along with my query. I had done S.FSH, S.LH, S.FT4, TSH, PROLACTIN, TESTOSTERONE, S.DHEAS, S.INSULIN And SCAN(B-mode Ultrasonography). Test results are in between max-min.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
meprate is not teratogenic

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for the query to HCM ,
Meprate is not teratogenic to the foetus at all and hence you can rest assured that you child is safe . This is a synthetic progesterone and similar to what is present in the body and hence function in...

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Recent questions on  Ultrasonography

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I AM 55 FEMALE WHO HAS TWO EPISODES OF POSTMENOPAUSAL BLEEDING IN LAST COUPLE OF WEEKS. IT WAS TIME FOR PAP SMEAR SO FAMILY DR. ORDERED PELVIC ULTRASOUND WITH ENDO PROBE. REPORT SHOWS A HYPOECHOIC LESION AND ENDOCERVICAL CYST. A CYST IN LEFT OVARY.SMALL FIBROID IN FUNDUS OF UTERUS.

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Hi I have frequent urination including through the night 3-4 times a night I have bloated stomach look 5months pregnant, nausea , heartburn with acid reflux at night making me gasp for breath and generally feeling awful I have seen a dr and so far have had full blood tests and triple swabs and all have come back normal and I had a abdominal and pelvic ultrasound sound scan which I am awaiting results from the radiography made a point of saying my ovarys are fine no cysts etc but wouldn t comment on the abdominal scan and I noticed he spent ages 5mins above scanning my right side over my rib area but much quicker everywhere else do you think he saw something also I noticed one of the scan pictures had lots of red and blue on it but just on one picture

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i have a problem with my bowel moments and excessive gas . whatever i eat i have to go to the loo within 2-3 hrs and the constant bloating and gas in stomach has made my life miserable . i am currently taking medications but still it has not much effect . the blood and stool test dint result into anything but the urge to go to the loo and constant gas is causing problems ( im taking currently zipant dsr , lafaxid ,divol, metrogyl compount and antacid tonic - mcclain gel) [ i am avoiding milk and wheat products just to ensure i dont have allergy by those still bloating and gas problems are persisting doctor has advised me for sonography now)

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hi. my cemen has brown not too much but it is brown. i had a test once with sonography of testis and kidney and there was nothing. but iam worried about it. help me please.

by the way once i had a bad cold then my cemen changed color. then a doctor prescribed me some ciprofloxacin. and the symptoms went away. again i cought a cold and here iam with the same problem.

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I have pain and swelling under my upper arm on both sides. I am 70 female.

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I just got a recall back from a mammogram app. I'm very scared, what could it be if not cancer?

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I have a constant spasm in my lower left abdomen no pain feels like a baby kicking but I’m 63. What can it be?

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