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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What is the significance of minimal fluid in POD?

Query: Hi doctor, We had unprotected sex and after that she took I-pill within one hour. Is there any chance of pregnancy? She had an ultrasound and there is minimal fluid found in POD. Otherwise, everything is fine. Please suggest what to do now.  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. When the unprotected sex happened? When and why was ultrasound done? Fluid in POD (pouch of Douglas - between rectum and back part of uterus) in ultrasound can be due to ovulation. If unprotected sex happened around ovulation and had birth control pill, there will ...  Read Full »

Can you help interpret my dad's liver function test results?

Query: Hello doctor,My 57-year-old father had an LFT recently. I wanted help in interpreting his results.  Read Full »


Dr. Lokesh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, I can help interpret the LFT (liver function test) results. You can upload the report so that I can suggest accordingly. Thank you.   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 icliniq.com. 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. Ple...  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 168 cm in height, weighs 45 kg, 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 it has be...  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. Avoid spicy foods, tea, coffee, carbonated bottle dr...  Read Full »

Is pregnancy possible with adenomyosis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old. Last year, I was diagnosed with adenomyosis after an ultrasound. Previously, I had undergone ovarian polyp removal. My gynecologist has told me that there is no problem with me to get pregnant. However, everything I read online says differently. We plan to start t...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H. Mavani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, let me tell you that sonography is not always suggestive of adenomyosis. It cannot diagnose it. For diagnosis, you have to send biopsy of the uterus. In adenomyosis there is pain before, during and after menses. There is also focal and diffuse type of adenomy...  Read Full »

Is gallbladder removal necessary for gallbladder stones, infection, and polyp?

Query: Hello doctor,I had stomach pain, and I did an abdomen ultrasound to find the cause. The reports showed gallbladder stones, infection, and polyp. But I am not sure whether my pain is related to my gallbladder or something else. I had an endoscopy done, and it showed multiple ulcers, and the biopsy sh...  Read Full »


Dr. Shivpal Saini

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your pain seems to be related to H.pylori gastritis. Considering your gallbladder issues, it has sludge, small calculus, and poly of size 5 mm. For Gallbladder removal, you can consider cholecystectomy. The only thing that is concerning is that polyps could sometim...  Read Full »

Why does my father have pain and burning sensation in the lower, right abdomen along with gas, constipation, and urine retention?

Query: Hello doctor, My father has pain and burning sensation in the lower right abdomen, gas, constipation, and urine retention. He is taking antacids and Ciprofloxacin. He also had a CBC and an ultrasound scan of the bladder done. Kindly suggest the reason for his complaints. Thank you.   Read Full »


Dr. Shubadeep Debabrata Sinha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. The mentioned symptoms are observed in multiple gastrointestinal conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), peptic ulcer, or upper GI (gastrointestinal) acidity. I suggest your father undergo USG (u...  Read Full »

What can cause increase in blood albumin?

Query: Hi doctor, My uncle has +3 albumin in his blood. He is not hypertensive and diabetic. What is the reason for the increase in albumin? What is the treatment? I have attached his reports.  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have evaluated his report (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and his urine test shows the presence of RBC (red blood cells) and protein in his urine. This is serious and requires attention. The most common causes are diabetes and hypertension, so they ...  Read Full »

I had my periods ten days after sexual intercourse and had a stomach ache. Does it indicate that I am pregnant?

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 icliniq.com. 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 did I develop right lower abdominal pain after taking antibiotics?

Query: Hi doctor, I am taking some antibiotics (Clindamycin) for dental related issues as well as Acetaminophen. I also tried Ibuprofen and Wellbutrin for unrelated reasons. My bottom right abdomen area is hurting on and off. The pain is also near the liver area and going down to the gut. The pain is not s...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concerns. The cause of vague pain in the lower right abdomen could be due to cholecystitis, cholelithiasis, renal stone, muscular pain or side effect of some drug. Of the drugs you are taking, Wellbutrin - Bupropion has a known side effect of...  Read Full »

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