Transvaginal Scan

A transvaginal scan is a diagnostic test that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, cervix, and vagina. It is an internal examination, as the ultrasound is taken internally through the vagina.

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I am overweight, and I had my last period two months ago. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old female who weighs 139 kg. I am concerned about my periods. I had my last period two months ago, but have not had one since then. I feel that I ovulated on time after my last period, and have basically had PMS ever since. I have very tender breasts, lower left sided a...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The problem was bound to start sooner, if not later. The reason for the absence of menstrual bleeding is due to being grossly overweight. 139 kg is something you should be concerned about. Yes, stress and anxiety can be a cause of absent cycle as well as cystic ovari...  Read Full »

One of my scans detected a faint heartbeat, and the other scan showed a fetal pole. Is it possible?

Query: Hi doctor,I am reaching out for a second opinion. I am pregnant and going to a free woman center. They were able to detect a faint heartbeat. But when I went to my doctor, they saw a fetal pole for the first time. The baby is measured as five weeks two days. But the sac is estimated around seven wee...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. The rising hCG (human chorionic gonadotrophin) levels, which remain doubling in 48 hours, indicate a viable pregnancy as indicated by the arrival of the fetal pole. It is a growing pregnancy. The fetal heartbeat usually arrives by six to eight w...  Read Full »

Can pregnancy occur through foreplay alone?

Query: Hello doctor, My periods are a 28-day cycle. I was sexually intimate with a man, 15 days after my menstruation. There was no intercourse, but only foreplay, causing a lot of fluid discharge. I have not got my periods yet. Also, by mistake, I took the Regestrone 5 tablet before dinner instead o...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello. Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your serum beta hCG levels are 2501 mIU/mL, which clearly confirms that you are pregnant. The urine pregnancy test is negative as it is positive only eight days after your missed periods. Regest...  Read Full »

Will the presence of a myoma at 20 weeks of pregnancy affects the child's delivery?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 20 weeks pregnant, and we got an ultrasound done. The report shows a small myoma measuring 49x26 mm in the anterior wall of the uterus. Can you please see the attached report and evaluate her problem to me? What to do next? Are there any chances of complication during delive...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H. Mavani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the ultrasound report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Myoma or fibroid are sometimes seen along with pregnancy. It is very tricky how myoma reacts with the pregnancy. The thing is that the chances of it increasing in size during pregnan...  Read Full »

How to know the week of pregnancy in my wife?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife's hCG result showed 8000 mIU/mL. I understood that she is pregnant. But, how to make make sure the current term of pregnancy? I do not know in which week she is now. Please guide.  Read Full »


Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.It will not be perfect to diagnose the gestational age of pregnancy by a blood test. You never know if the pregnancy is single or twin or more. The blood test is just to diagnose pregnancy and also to confirm the growth of the baby.The best way of knowing the gestational a...  Read Full »

What does vascular mass in a transvaginal ultrasound mean?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a query related to transvaginal scan and the reports. I would like to consult a radiologist. Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have a radiologist responding to your query. Please begin with your details on transvaginal ultrasound and the results you got. Thanks.  Read Full »

Is it normal to spot in early pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am six weeks pregnant. For the past few days, I had spotting, and on the 8 th of this month, I visited a doctor and had a transvaginal scan. They told me my baby is in the growing stage, and they asked me to take another scan on the 22nd of the same month. After the transvaginal sca...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Before we can proceed, is it possible to share the transvaginal scan report. This will help me assess the situation better. Also, are you on any medication, and can you please attach the prescription.  Read Full »

Will an ultrasound show embryo in six weeks of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, Yesterday, I went to my gynecologist for the first time after my pregnancy test came out positive. She did the ultrasound, and she said that the baby is not growing because the sac measures 9 mm and it is too small. Is this correct?  Read Full »


Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. When was the first day of your last menstruation? I saw the ultrasound, and it seems to be a normal gestation intrauterine sac. Anyway, from the photo, I did not see the embryo (attachment removed to protect patient identity). We have to calculate the exact ges...  Read Full »

Is hCG or Progesterone injection indicated for spotting in pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 7 weeks pregnant. I am passing clots and spotting is there for the last two weeks. USG revealed subchorionic hemorrhage, but the fetal heart rate is good. I am taking Susten 200 twice a day and Duphaston 10 once a day. My hCG is 18000 on the 7th week. Should I take hCG injection or p...  Read Full »


Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair. B

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are already on two forms of progesterone. It depends on the severity of your bleeding. If decreasing, then continue the same progesterone as you are taking now. If not decreasing, then you need to discuss with your obstetrician. I do not think that an injection in add...  Read Full »

Is it possible to be pregnant and not see anything on an ultrasound?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 8 weeks 2 days pregnant. But, our doctor is unable to see anything on the day of scanning. I am worried. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sometimes, the pregnancy will be detected late on ultrasound. If she has no problem and the urine pregnancy test is positive, then repeat the ultrasound after two weeks. For further information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.co...  Read Full »

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