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  • Pelvic ultrasound is the most popular procedure in PARENS clinic. While this examination is painless, it provides a maximum of information about the state of female internal reproductive organs.

    Indications

    Pelvic ultrasound is a must for women who have faced menstrual disorders (delay, early period, bleeding in the middle of the cycle), heavy or light menstrual bleeding, absence of menstruation, vaginal discharge with an unpleasant smell, lower abdominal pain, discharges during menopause.

    Pelvic ultrasound may help to detect different diseases: gynecological inflammations, benign and malignant neoplasms, for example, endometriosis, salpingo-oophoritis, cyst, endometritis, etc.

    Another indications for this procedure are as follows:

    • Early pregnancy diagnostics;
    • Disease and neoplasm diagnostics;
    • Pelvic ultrasound is used to monitor ovarian follicular apparatus in infertility treatment and pregnancy planning;
    • This examination is prescribed when a patient takes contraceptives or hormonal drugs, has an intravaginal contraceptive devices to control and timely detect any disorders;
    • Ultrasound during pregnancy allows for monitoring the fetal development, thus it is possible to detect abnormalities on time.

    Why should you undergo pelvic ultrasound?

    Some female diseases could only be diagnosed using special devices because at early stages they are asymptomatic. That is why to detect them in time, it is necessary to undergo a pelvic ultrasound at least once a year. It is recommended to undergo the primary scheduled examination in the first phase of the menstrual cycle.

    Types of ultrasound

    Due to the fact that the anatomy of male and female bodies is different, there is a number of ultrasound types. Some may be applied to both sexes, some are intended only for men or only for women. Transabdominal ultrasound (outer examination) is a general one. Transvaginal ultrasound is used to perform a high-quality examination of female pelvic organs (this type of diagnostics is intended for analyzing uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes). Transrectal ultrasound is used to examine the gastrointestinal tract (probe is inserted into a rectum).

    Peculiarities of the ultrasound for women

    The doctor prescribes the pelvic ultrasound, if it was impossible to find out the cause of the patient’s complaint or if it is necessary to examine the state of ovaries and uterus before another procedure. It is recommended that women undergo this diagnostic procedure at least once a year to be sure of their health status.

    Transvaginal ultrasound is considered to be the most accurate one because it helps to diagnose almost all diseases of the female reproductive system: endometriosis, uterus myomas, cysts, tumors, abnormal organ development, endometrial polyp, obstruction of fallopian tubes, adhesions of internal organs. This diagnostic method is absolutely safe both for a mother-to-be and a child. During this examination, you can learn the sex of your child.

    The professionals in PARENS clinic offer you to perform this safe procedure to obtain maximally accurate results.