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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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

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

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

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist

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

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

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 »

Why are my periods heavy and painful after abortion?

Query: Hi doctor,I am having an issue. Now I had an abortion two months back when I was just a couple days past two months. Now since I did that, my periods have been heavy and very painful. Also, I keep having pelvic pain and sometimes stomach pain. Could I please get some advice on what might be the issu...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It would be better if you could send me your detailed gynecology, obstetrics, medical, and drug history. Have healthy habits like daily exercise, walk, yoga and a healthy nutritious diet with less salt, sugar, oil and spice. Have a soft diet and complete check-up and ...  Read Full »

What does vascular mass in a transvaginal ultrasound mean?

Query: I need to speak with radiologist in regards to an transvaginal ultrasound and the results i have. Thank you. How long will a doctor take to respond to my request Hello  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Thanks for writing in to us. 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 wise to continue my pregnancy with perisac bleeding?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old female. I have a perisac bleed measuring 1.4 cm by 0.5 cm and my gestational sac measures 0.85 cm in the diameter. I was at 5 weeks 2 days at the time of my transvaginal scan. Now I am 5 weeks and 4 days. I had some vaginal bleeding two days back for four hours and...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. Can you also share any history of previous pregnancy? Did you experience any similar problems in any prior pregnancy? How much bleeding (in terms of pads) did you experience, was it your period time h...  Read Full »

What is the chance of nonviable pregnancy with positive HCG?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 42-year-old female with no known health conditions. I recently became pregnant (spontaneous conception). I approximate that I conceived on 19th June. I had a transvaginal ultrasound done on 23rd that only revealed an empty gestational sac measuring 6 weeks and 4 days. I was ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ridhi Narang

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would advise you to repeat your scan after one week as your beta HCG has been progressively increasing. If you still have just the sac and no pain or bleeding, you can go for medical management to terminate. Then it will be a missed abortion. TVS (transvaginal scan...  Read Full »

Does vaginal bleeding with positive pregnancy test indicate miscarriage?

Query: Hello doctor, I had undergone a home pregnancy test, which was positive. After a few hours, I started to bleed. I have done a few more tests and still it showed two positive lines (one dark and one light in color). What is it? Am I pregnant or is it a miscarriage? Please reply.  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from P/V bleeding with stomach cramps. You have already done a home pregnancy test which is positive. But after a few hours, P/V bleeding has started and then pregnancy test showed one ...  Read Full »

Does spotting for the first time mean pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am on the pill Lo Loestrin, but I have not been consistently taking it. My last period was on the 25th of last month and my average cycle is around 28 days. My husband and I had unprotected sex on 5th and 6th. I noticed some dark brown discharge on my underwear. When I wiped, it was mix...  Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The spotting that you are experiencing is probably you have not taken the pill regularly and withdrawal due to that. You had unprotected sex on day 11 and spotting on day 16. I do not think it is implantation bleeding. However, if you are keen to know whether you ...  Read Full »

My heavy bleeding with clots does not stop even after Tranexamic acid. What should I do now?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 years old. I am married five years back and no kids. I got periods on 20th June. And it is still continuing. Today is the 12th day. I am having heavy bleeding with big clots (for the last seven days). I am feeling so tired because of heavy bleeding and back pain also. What sho...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to ask for some additional information. When was your previous period before the one that started on 20th June? Is there a history of sexual activity during your previous cycle?  Read Full »

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