Doppler Ultrasound

A Doppler ultrasound is a diagnostic test that measures the amount of blood flow through the arteries and veins with the help of high-frequency sound waves. It is used to diagnose conditions like deep vein thrombosis (DVT), superficial thrombophlebitis, arteriosclerosis, thromboangiitis obliterans, and vascular tumors.

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I am 38 weeks pregnant, and I am worried about my ultrasound report. Please suggest.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 38 weeks pregnant. According to a color Doppler scan, it was mentioned as a single loose loop of umbilical cord noted around the fetal neck. The estimated fetal weight is 3229 g. The EDD is towards the end of this month. I wanted to ask if there are any problems and kindly mentio...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If the other sonography is normal, then you should not worry about it. Wait up to the expected delivery date. If pain starts before that, then let the delivery happen. Just have to monitor fetal heart rate throughout the labor. If at any stage heart rate goes down...  Read Full »

Does daily walking cause injury to the testes?

Query: Hi doctor, My testes got injured so many times while walking and when my erection gets lost and my penis fall with some force over the testes. I had a Doppler ultrasound of my testes a month ago and it was normal. But, my testes hang low, separated and they get injured even when my underwear rub th...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please relax and do not worry. It would be helpful if you upload pictures of your scrotum. Personally, I feel there is nothing wrong or abnormal in you. For every one, testis hangs like you described and with vigorous exercise it can hurt. The daily injuries you describ...  Read Full »

Why does my testicle hurt after sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28 year old male. I had unprotected sex last week. It was a three-hour long session and I was a little sore afterward but felt totally fine the next few days. Then, three days ago, I noticed a slight pain in my balls and the discomfort has continued until today. It is most pain...  Read Full »


Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Urologist, Andrologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Generally, epididymitis or orchitis is the most common possibility in your scenario. It might be a mild infection. That is the reason there are no other symptoms. You could go for an ultrasound with color Doppler of the testis to confirm it. You will requ...  Read Full »

How to get rid of my severe testicular pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33-year-old male. My symptoms are testicular pain and tenderness, pain in the groin's left side, sometimes pain in the bladder at the base of the penis. I am feeling like I still need to urinate after passing urine. Previous medications: Nitrofurantoin, Doxycycline, Co-Amoxicl...  Read Full »


Dr. Ankush Jairath

Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems to be epididymo-orchitis plus prostatitis. It would be best if you started the following: Take tablet Levofloxacin 500 mg HS for four weeks, Chymoral forte 1-0-1 for four weeks, Septra DS (Trimethoprim and Sulfamethoxazole) twice a day weeks, Alfuzosin ...  Read Full »

Please check our reports and tell us if I can conceive.

Query: Hi doctor, We have been trying to conceive for the past 3 years. My wife's report is normal. My semen analysis report is as follows. Volume 0.8 mL (2 - 6), appearance grayish white, liquefaction 60 minutes (20 - 60), viscous, pH 8.0, morphologically ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. At present, are you on any medication? Did you have any other tests apart from semen examination? Your report shows decrease motility of sperms. Otherwise, all other parameters look fine. Decreased motility can be due to many reasons including smoking and alcohol. I s...  Read Full »

What could happen if my husband continues cycling with this external iliac artery occlusion?

Query: Hi doctor, My husband is a fit and healthy cyclist aged 45 years. Following months of lower performance and leg numbness, we visited a vascular surgeon. An ultrasound Doppler showed a 5 cm occlusion of the left external iliac artery. ABPI (Ankle-brachial pressure index) for the left is 0.6, and ABP...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugandh Garg

Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Toxicologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This condition must not be taken casually. If your husband continues cycling, complications may arise, further worsening his condition. The clot size may increase, causing further occlusion of the said vessel and can hamper the blood supply to the area where this ar...  Read Full »

Is C-section safe after 36 weeks?

Query: Hi doctor, Actually, my wife is 37 weeks pregnant. The growth scan shows that the fetal growth is 34 weeks 5 days. So, our doctor is suggesting for C-section after about a week's time to avoid any suffocation to the fetus. Is it fine to get a C-section during the fetal growth of about 36 weeks? Plea...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The best way to determine the time of delivery is by doing a fetal Doppler. If the Doppler shows reversal of flow, then immediate cesarean is needed. The best person to advice about this is the person seeing or doing the ultrasound and if the person is a gynecologist. How...  Read Full »

Does reduced end-diastolic flow with fetoplacental insufficiency indicate problem in baby's growth?

Query: Hello doctor, I am at 31 weeks of pregnancy, post IVF FET pregnancy with GDM. I am on tablet Metformin SR 1 gm HS, and my BP is 136/90 mmHg. I underwent a growth scan with Doppler on 29 August, and the report shows reduced end diastolic flow with fetoplacental insufficiency. I consulted a gynecolo...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the report you attached (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and understand your concern. As per the report, the growth of your baby is fine. So please do not worry much. However, the blood flow to the baby is somewhat reduced but not...  Read Full »

Why does my dad have frequent headaches?

Query: Hi doctor, My father is 67 years old. He had a habit of consuming alcohol and tobacco. For the past three years, he has a headache that starts at any point of time. He also had a bit of memory loss and malfunctioning of ears and eyes. So, we had a CT scan of his brain done. Some medications were s...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajyaguru

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your father's CT scan report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) describes two things as follows. Loss of blood supply in small areas of the brain. This will not cause any problem to him. But, the underlying problem of narrow neck vessels or hyperlipidemia ...  Read Full »

What can cause swelling of the feet?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is suffering from feet swelling for the past four years. We met nearly seven to eight doctors for this issue, but she did not get any relief. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Lokesh

General Practitioner, Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Spine Health Specialist, Spine Surgeon, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Four years is a long time to have swelling of the feet. But, since you have met so many doctors and have taken so many treatments. I suggest you to kindly send me some more data regarding your investigations, x-rays and any other investigation you have done. Also, send m...  Read Full »

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