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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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My 15-year-old cousin had her periods four months ago, then again a month later, but has not had them since. What could be the reason for this?

Query: Hello doctor,My cousin, who is 15 years old, experienced her first period four months ago, and then again after a month. However, she has not had her period since then. She consulted a gynecologist and underwent an abdominal ultrasound. The ultrasound results showed a small uterus measuring 2.09 × ...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello,Welcome to do not see any reason for you to worry. The timing of periods is determined by the hormonal axis between the brain and ovaries. Initially, this axis is not mature, and the trigger for normal ovulation may not occur every month. Therefore, she may experience periods occ...  Read Full »

I am worried about my ultrasound results. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I had an upper abdominal ultrasound. Report stated very suboptimal scan, bowel gas shadowing and patient habits and subcostal position of organs. Visualized sections of liver are increased in echogenicity and a coarse echotexture. Portal vein demonstrates hepatopetal flow. Liver enlar...  Read Full »

Dr. Chitrangada Jitendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your ultrasound does show hepatomegaly with fatty infiltration. No focal abnormality can be seen in the images provided (attachment removed to protect patient identity). However, ultrasound has its limitation and is not able to see through the bowel gases and fat depth w...  Read Full »

Kindly review my newborn's ultrasound reports.

Query: Hello doctor, Kindly review the details of my newborn's ultrasound and suggest your suggestions. The left kidney is enlarged with grade II moderate hydronephrosis and dilated renal pelvis 0.51 inch AP and associated with slight dilated proximal ureter suggestion of reflux. Normal right kidney size ...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. The details mentioned in the report suggest hydronephrosis, which can be due to reflux or pelvic ureteric junction obstruction. A micturating cystourethrogram (MCUG) scan needs to be done to have a proper diagnosis. Afte...  Read Full »

Can I be pregnant if I had my period ten days after having sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sexual intercourse one month ago and even took a pill and had my periods after ten days of intercourse. My stomach is paining now, and I want to know if I am pregnant or not.  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello. Welcome to If you had your periods after intercourse, there is no chance of pregnancy. Do not worry about the pregnancy and be relaxed. There are numerous causes of abdominal pain, so you should get an abdominal ultrasound done. I suggest you take the following medications for...  Read Full »

Why do I have bleeding with mild abdominal pressure at the seventh week of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old female. My pregnancy was confirmed ten days ago, and now I am 7 weeks pregnant. I have noticed bleeding since last night with mild abdominal pressure. There are no other symptoms. I have five children already. I am asthmatic. Why do I have this bleeding? Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Vaginal bleeding during the seventh week of pregnancy is an abnormal condition. This is threatening an abortion that requires urgent treatment. First of all, you should be on complete bed rest. You can take any progesterone preparation like Duphaston (Dydrogesterone)...  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 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 a foul-smelling flatulence issue which makes me feel uncomfortable. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from a severe gas problem. I suspect irritable bowel syndrome to be the cause. Once, I checked it with a doctor, who confirmed it and advised me to consult a gastroenterologist. Whatever I eat, I constantly pass gas. Additionally, even when I am not passing gas, I still sm...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to the To rule out any organic causes of your disease, I advise you to get an abdominal ultrasonography. Gas can be treated using sachets or tablets that contain Simethicone. Functional bowel issues like irritable bowel syndrome may develop if you are under too much stress...  Read Full »

Does my lower back pain indicate a kidney problem?

Query: Hello, I am a 31 year old male. I have a left lower back pain for a few days. It hurts when I move, and it feels like my kidneys hurt when I walk. I do not know if this is a muscle pull or something related to my kidneys. Please advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Lower back pain is mostly due to a muscular or spinal problem, and kidney pain is unlikely. Kidney pain is a colicky type. The pain comes and goes, or it will be associated with other complaints like burning during urination, blood in urine, and fever. Local site wil...  Read Full »

I am 12 weeks pregnant, and my NT scan showed 3 mm thickness. Should I redo the scan?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a healthy 41 year old woman, and I am 12 weeks pregnant for the first time. The results of my NIPT harmony test indicated no risk for trisomy 21, 18, and 13. The results of my blood test and NT scan showed that everything was normal except the nuchal fold thickness was 3 mm. This ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hi, Welcome to of all, I would like to congratulate you on starting this beautiful journey, being a mom of two, I understand your concerns. Here is what I would suggest.Wait till the 18th week to get the anatomical screening. And it has to be checked by a cardiologist. There is no...  Read Full »

My aunt has painful, bluish black nerves on her legs. Please help her.

Query: Hi doctor, My aunt is 50 years old. She has a condition of bluish black nerves on the back of her legs under the knees. I have attached the photo of her legs. This issue started a while back, and it has got worse now. She cannot stand for long even if she needs to. While walking, she can feel like s...  Read Full »

Dr. Prathap

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It appears to be a case of varicose veins, which is more common in individuals engaged in occupations that involve prolonged standing, such as teachers and conductors. There also seems to be a superimposed infection in this case. It's worth noting that varicose veins can...  Read Full »

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