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Ultrasound Abdomen

High-frequency sound waves used to produce images of the organs and structures inside the abdomen is called an ultrasound abdomen. It is used to check for blood clots, enlargement of organs, fluid in the abdominal cavity, gallstone, hernia, kidney stones, liver problems, cancer, appendicitis, and pancreatitis.

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I missed my period for two months and have negative pregnancy. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 33 years old and my weight is 152 pounds with height:5 feet 6 inches. I have missed my period for two months and I have checked pregnancy in between and got negative twice. I do not have any medical conditions till now. I am enclosing the results of TSH, CWC, and abdominal ultrasou...  Read Full »

Dr. Obinna Ugwuoke

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have gone through your results (attachment removed to protect patient's identity), they are normal except for the thickened endometrium and slight fluid in the POD (Pouch of Douglas). You are having anovulatory cycles (you are not ovulating...  Read Full »

My 10-week-old baby spits up after every feed. What can I do?

Query: Hello doctor, My 10-week old projectile spits up after every nursing session. He is scheduled to have an ultrasound of upper GI one week from now to see if he has pyloric stenosis. Last night he was up until 7 AM screaming in pain. He is hungry all the time and I feel like I am doing more harm than...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your misery. However, I feel the line of management chosen is appropriate. If you could arrange for getting a USG abdomen done earlier it would be good. An X-ray of the erect abdomen can also be done to get an approximate judgment about the same. Another st...  Read Full »

My 14-year-old daughter suffers from UTI since childhood. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,My daughter is 14 years old and has had UTIs since she was at a very young age. We have taken her to doctors, and they put her on antibiotics which do not work, or at least not long enough. She drinks plenty of water every day and does physical activity daily. We are stuck with no treatmen...  Read Full »

Dr. Raja Ramesh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to From the history you gave, it seems that she has a genetic susceptibility to urinary infections. Other reasons could be neurogenic bladder dysfunction, undiagnosed reflux disease, ureterocele and other anatomic causes. Use of daily low dose antibiotic prophylaxis is ...  Read Full »

Does my colonoscopy and USG abdomen report indicate the need for piles operation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am sending a colonoscopy and USG abdomen report. After studying, kindly give your opinion whether piles operation is required, give the interpretation of findings of colonoscopy and USG report in simple language which disease I am suffering from the report.  Read Full »

Dr. Jagdish Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to No piles operation is required. USG (ultrasonography) abdomen shows nothing serious (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is mild fat in the liver, mild increase in the size of prostate and spleen. Small gallbladder polyp that needs follow up USG for an ...  Read Full »

Can having an IUD for more than two years be responsible for my delay in periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I was on the IUD Mirena for two and a half years and it did not suit me. So, I saw a doctor to have it removed. That was four months ago and I still have not had a menstrual cycle. I have had spotting here and there, but nothing else. My husband and I want a child, but I am not sure if...  Read Full »

Dr. Sujata Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Mirena is a hormonal IUCD (intrauterine contraceptive device) which causes a lot of side effects. Considering your age, it was not recommended for you. It has decidualized your endometrium to a great extent and it is possible your ovulation has been suppressed too. ...  Read Full »

Does my abdominal ultrasound indicate prostatic cyst?

Query: Hello doctor, I am turning 40-year-old in a few days. For the past two months, I have been experiencing symptoms such as gas and a burning sensation. Three weeks ago, I noticed some black specks in my stool but could not determine if it was blood, so I decided to visit a gastro clinic. The doctor co...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concern. I would like to inform you that the prostatic cyst is a fluid-filled sac in the prostate that is typically benign and present since birth but becomes detectable in adulthood. There is no need to worry about it. I hope th...  Read Full »

I am having bleeding after positive pregnancy tests. Is it normal?

Query: Hello doctor, Last week I took three pregnancy tests and all three came back positive. This morning I woke up and was cramping and bleeding like I would with my normal period only a little lighter. Is this something to be concerned about?  Read Full »

Dr. Sunita Kothari

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If you are pregnant and the pregnancy test is positive, then bleeding after workup means there is threatened abortion. It could be due to over exercises.It is the initial phase of abortion, you should rest in bed, consult a gynecologist personally for an ultrasound of l...  Read Full »

My mom has abdominal pain from lump below stomach. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My 58 years old mom suddenly gets severe lower abdominal pain on the right side, and at the same time, she feels a lump below her stomach and above the thighs. She used to feel like something is being pulled inside in one direction. She gets relief from this stomach pain once she vomit...  Read Full »

Dr. Garima Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to She basically needs a physical examination to know from where the lump is originating. Get an ultrasound of the entire abdomen to know the exact cause. This could either be most probably a hernia or a cyst. So, get an ultrasound and follow-up with the report. Thanks. ...  Read Full »

I had a chest swelling which moved to my abdomen. Please help

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 48 year old male. Two months ago, I noticed what felt like a swelling in my chest. It impaired my breathing. It seemed like I could only inhale about half or less of my lung capacity. Over a week, the swelling moved into my abdomen. My stomach began to swell and look distended....  Read Full »

Dr. Prathap

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This sort of progression of swelling from the abdomen to the groin and then to the ankles is usually seen in liver diseases or due to a local abdomen pathology compressing the inferior vena cava. Sorry to tell you, but it is impossible to find out the exact cause witho...  Read Full »

My pregnant wife has blood in her vomiting. What is the cause?

Query: My doctor, My wife is pregnant and this is her third month. During vomiting, she noticed blood. What is the reason? Kindly suggest me.  Read Full »

Dr. Prathap

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It's uncommon for a pregnant woman to experience vomiting with blood. This could be attributed to excessive and repeated vomiting, which might lead to tears in the esophagus, resulting in blood in the vomit. Should hematemesis persist and signs of reduced perfusion, such...  Read Full »

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