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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Can a Depo shot cause side effects of uterine fibroid with hemorrhagic cyst?

Query: Hi doctor, Last month, I was given a Depo shot to stop intermenstrual bleeding that started before six months after Provera tablets did not work. Unable to do a pap smear because of the bleeding. Transvaginal Ultrasound revealed tiny (1x1.3cm) uterine fibroid, three hemorrhagic cysts, and a heterog...  Read Full »


Dr. Sree Gouri Sr

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your description, the possibilities are hormonal imbalance leading to thickened endometrium and menstrual irregularities. If there is any possibility of pregnancy, please go for a urine pregnancy test on...  Read Full »

Is ovarian cancer genetic?

Query: Hi doctor, Two days before I got my periods and I started having sudden, sharp stabbing pain in my right ovary. These pains would slowly subside, although I could always feel a small sensation in the same spot, until it flare up again. It seemed to be agitated by the movement. I stay perfectly still...  Read Full »


Dr. Anindya Das

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your worry. Yes, family history of ovarian cancer from maternal side is no doubt a great risk factor and no age is safe. A type of ovarian cancer (germ cell variety) can happen in your age group. Now, the pain you described could be for many reasons. You ...  Read Full »

Please help me interpret my reports.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 year old female. I am bulimic for the past nine years and also suffering from anxiety and depression for the past five years. I like to drink alcohol a lot. I recently had a checkup and I have attached my test reports for your reference. I am just taking vitamin supplements...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Looking into your laboratory reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it appears that you are having hepatitis. It could be alcohol induced, viral or a combination of both. The ultrasound will guide to rule out lesions in the liver. It will also help us t...  Read Full »

Why do I have pale stools and bloated stomach?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 28 year old male. I am suffering from fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, pale stools and upper abdominal bloating. I am addicted to Benadryl for the past one and a half years to get sleep. I stopped taking it over last three days.  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms can be due to many conditions, but my first suspicion is liver problem. Apart from liver problem it can be due to, Anemia. Vitamin deficiency. Indigestion leading to malabsorption. Problems in pancreas and gut. I would recommend tests called liver function t...  Read Full »

Please interpret my PET-CT scan report taken for intermittent abdominal pain.

Query: Hello doctor, I have had intermittent pain in my lower left abdomen for seven months now. I had a colonoscopy as soon as the pain started in the summer, but there were no abnormalities seen. There might have been something as the doctor muttered "there is this sort of a thing here" during the colon...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Shoyab

Interventional Radiologist, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As I read your question, I just remembered how distressed my sister becomes when she gets similar pains, which enables me to realize your anxieties well. However, her pains have been determined to be of uterine origin. Please note that, as a radiologist, I always f...  Read Full »

Why do I have problem in bowel movement without abdominal hernia?

Query: Hello doctor, I was doing crunches (exercise) three years ago, something went wrong near my left side abdomen I mean the left side of belly button portion. I feel a kind of knot sensation. I cannot evacuate properly even if my stool is soft. I cannot pass gas and urine comes slowly unless gas is f...  Read Full »


Dr. Asma Sajid

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query in detail and it seems as if you might be suffering from a femoral hernia. Though less common in men than an Inguinal hernia, it does cause the kind of symptoms you seem to be facing. Long term solution is obviously surgery, but since we do no...  Read Full »

Why is my 65-year-old mother's hemoglobin level low?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 65 years old. She got tested for hemoglobin and fasting blood sugar. The results are 5.20 g/dL and 123 mg/dL respectively. The hemoglobin level is alarming. Three years ago, she had same hemoglobin level. She was admitted for a week and two units of blood were transfused. Wh...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepak Patel

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concerns. Hemoglobin level is very low for her age and I think that you should get your mother admitted in hospital for blood transfusion. We have to look for the cause for decrease hemoglobin. At this age bleeding is mostly due to ova...  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

Paediatrician

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 »

After sex, why do I have a burning sensation while urinating?

Query: Hello doctor, I have burning sensation while urinating and a frequent urge to urinate. Can it be due to sexual contact? I am a 22 year old male.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivekanandan G

Andrologist, Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. These symptoms are classical of urinary tract infection, cystitis, prostatitis or urethritis. Yes, they can be acquired by sexual contact. Please get a urine culture and sensitivity done along with ultrasound abdomen, because stones in lower ureter can cause these sym...  Read Full »

What is the future chance of developing cancer in gallbladder polyp?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an ultrasound abdomen done due to some urine issues. In the findings, they observed gallbladder polyp. I am very scared as I read online that these may turn into cancer in the future.  Read Full »


Dr. Satyajit Jalinder Pawar

Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Oncologist, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). As per them, there are multiple polyps measuring 1 to 3 mm. And as per history, you are asymptomatic. Usually, polyps larger than 2 cm are almost malignant and need surgery. While p...  Read Full »

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