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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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 »

Can an ultrasound be wrong in calculating gestational age?

Query: Hello doctor, How accurate are early ultrasounds at determining gestational age and conception? Based on my 6th-week scan I am 23 weeks today means I conceived around December 25th. Is it possible that I actually conceived around December 5th and baby is measuring small? (I have had six ultrasounds...  Read Full »


Dr. Ushasi Mukherjee

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The first-trimester ultrasound scans done before 12 weeks are the most accurate ones in the assessment of gestational age with an error of only + /- 5 to 7 days in the assessment of gestational age. So they are used for obstetric dating and determination of expected...  Read Full »

When to plan the next pregnancy after a biochemical pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a biochemical pregnancy before two months. Initially, my hCG test showed 11 and after a couple of days it was 9. Then, I had an endometrial lining scan and it showed a simple right ovarian cyst measuring 33 x 27 mm. So, doctor prescribed Meprate and I got my periods on the 27th of l...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have got your menses on the 27th of last month, now the endometrial lining has been shed and the concern about biochemical pregnancy persisting is completely out. But, the size of the simple follicular cyst over right ovary would need to be re-ascertained with a...  Read Full »

What possible damage could absence of ductus venosus during 1st and 2nd trimester cause in fetus?

Query: Hello doctor, I have absence of ductus venosus during pregnancy during the first and second trimester. Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Absence of ductus venous during the first and second trimester scan is a vascular condition that might be of concern for fetal abnormalities. It can put the fetus at risk of other congenital anomalies including facial clefts, hemivertebrae, cardiac, genitourinary, and g...  Read Full »

Why did I have slight bleeding on the 9th day of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My period is delayed and I took pregnancy test after seven days and it was positive. On 9th day that is four days ago I had slight bleeding with brown blood and till now bleeding continues with mix of little and medium flow. Doctor recommended me not to continue with the pregnancy. Kin...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is a threatened miscarriage as it would be termed medically as the pregnancy test is positive. But, ultrasound is not contraindicated as it is necessary to localize the pregnancy and rule out ectopic pregnancy as well which can have similar presentation with bleed...  Read Full »

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