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 had a dilation and curettage last month and did not get my period even after five weeks. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a dilation and curettage last month. It is nearly five weeks now since I did not get my period. What should I do now? What could be the reason? Kindly help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Darshan Kanani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is common for women to experience changes in their menstrual cycle after a dilation and curettage procedure. It may take several weeks for the body to recover from the procedure and for the menstrual cycle to return to its normal pattern. However, if you have not ha...  Read Full »

Why am I having severe abdominal pain and testicle swelling?

Query: Hello doctor, I was suffering from severe pain in the lower abdomen and testicle swelling and pain. I ran to a urologist immediately and got an abdomen scan and scrotum scan done. It is mentioned that the left testis is enlarged, and no flow is seen on the Doppler. It is mentioned that epididymo-or...  Read Full »

Dr. Yousef Abbas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Good that you get in touch with us. I am sorry to learn about your condition. I read your sonography report (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) very carefully, and I am not too happy with the diagnosis. An early cancerous process (which would be 99% ...  Read Full »

My abdominal ultrasound showed multiple lesions with mild vascularity, and I have a dull pain in the upper, middle, and right sides of my abdomen. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I recently had an ultrasound due to elevated alkaline phosphatase 231 IU/L, and C-reactive protein 85 mg/dL. Ultrasound found multiple lesions, one 10 cm x 5.2 cm with mild internal vascularity. Currently, I have fatigue and dull pain in my upper, middle, and right abdomen. I have been...  Read Full »

Dr. Darshan Kanani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear that you are experiencing these symptoms. Ultrasound suggests multiple lesions with vascularity. This could mean there might be HCC (hepatocellular carcinoma), hepatoma, or abscess but without CECT (contrast-enhanced CT scan) abdomen, it is difficult...  Read Full »

My sister has severe abdominal pain but her ultrasound results are normal. What can be the cause?

Query: Hi doctor,This query is for my sister. She is 5 feet 51 inches in height, weighs 99 lbs, and 14-year-old. Some nights she gets intense stomach pain and feels like her stomach squeezes itself, and the pain only comes at night. The pain actually started four years ago, but it was not that painful, but...  Read Full »

Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest undergoing an endoscopy, colonoscopy, and CT (computed tomography) scan abdomen. Also, I suggest taking 1) Tablet Pantoprazole. 2) Antacid syrups along with H. pylori eradication treatment for six weeks. 3) Avoid spicy foods, tea, coffee, carbonated bott...  Read Full »

Why is there frequent urination during night time?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 78 years old. She has high BP and diabetes. She takes regular tablets. She gets UTI at least once a year. She is currently complaining of a burning sensation all over the body. During the daytime, she passes very less urine. But during night time, she is going very frequently...  Read Full »

Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have sonography of abdomen? If not, please do an ultrasound of abdomen with post-void residual urine to rule out any physical cause of UTI (urinary tract infection). As per the history, you can give tablet Levofloxacin 500 mg once daily for seven days and tablet ...  Read Full »

Is there anything of concern in my brother's annual health lab reports?

Query: Hello doctor, My brother has done his annual health checkup and received the lab reports. I am attaching all the reports. Could you please review the reports and let me know whether we should worry about anything, especially creatinine or diabetes?  Read Full »

Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the reports sent by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Does he have any complaints? Is he hypertensive? Any past history of surgery or medicines, etc? Any history of renal diseases in family members (parents or siblings)? All his report...  Read Full »

How to confirm right lower abdominal pain as appendix pain?

Query: Hi doctor, My 8 year old daughter has had quite severe stomach pain since three days. It started in her naval and now in her lower abdomen on the right hand side. She has had on and off low grade temperature and nausea. She has pain in her legs and some pain in her back. Also she has lost her appeti...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concerns. The pain that you have described appears to be pain due to appendicitis. In appendicitis also the pain starts at umbilicus region and spread to right side of umbilicus. I suggest you to do an ultrasound abdomen immediately to rule out appe...  Read Full »

My brother is having periodical stomach pain. What does the ultrasound report suggest?

Query: Hello doctor, My bother is having periodical stomach pain since last month. I am attaching his ultrasound report. Please have a look. He used to have an indigestion problem as well. What should be the next step? Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed his ultrasound report in detail. Some lesions within the liver need to be evaluated further. Periodic stomach pain is abdominal pain, which may be secondary to this problem within the liver. He must be evaluated further with help of a CT (computerized t...  Read Full »

What is the remedy for stomach pain due to fecaliths?

Query: Hi doctor, My 4 years old son is suffering from stomach pain from the last eight to nine days. He mostly complain about that in the evening time or after mid night. If I massage his stomach he feels relaxed. He underwent an ultrasound along with appendix and some other blood tests including TB. All...  Read Full »

Dr. Preeti Puranik

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the reports. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The on and off stomach pain is due to constipation. The scan report says few fecaliths are present which means hard stools that are not cleared. I feel this is the reason. Encourage him to take...  Read Full »

I have been having bloody discharge for a week or two after my periods for four months. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a female of 20 years old. My question is that I have been having bloody discharge for a week or two after my period ends. It started four months ago. It is a bit worrying for me as this never happened earlier. Any idea as to what is causing this and how to stop it? Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Santhanakumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There could be many causes for your problem. It may be due to polyp or adenomyosis or leiomyoma etc. We have to evaluate for the diagnosis. It is better to get an ultrasound of the abdomen and pelvis along with a complete blood count and get the results reviewed. Th...  Read Full »

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