Ultrasound Scan

An ultrasound scan is a diagnostic test that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of the organs and structures inside the body. It can be used to diagnose conditions affecting the bladder, kidneys, prostate, liver, testicles, ovaries, spleen, pancreas, thyroid, gallbladder, uterus, etc. As it does not use any radiation, it is mostly used to view the developing fetus during pregnancy.

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What does echogenic endometrium mean?

Query: Hello doctor, I underwent myomectomy surgery five months back for fibroid removal. I am planning for pregnancy now. Recently I did a follicular scan on the tenth day of my period and report showed that I have echogenic endometrium. What does it mean by echogenic endometrium? Does it mean my uterus i...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashwini Nanasaheb Talpe

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It would be better if you can share black images of ultrasound. It looks like a cyst in one of the ovaries (attachment removed to protect patient identity).   Read Full »

Should I be concerned about the reports of my recent hip bone scan?

Query: Hi doctor, I underwent a hip bone scan, and I have attached the photos for your reference. Kindly go through it and let me know if there is an issue. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Ruchi Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. So I went through the scan reports of your hip bone, and I can see no obvious fractures (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). I say no obvious fractures because my observations are based solely upon the quality of the...  Read Full »

What does the ultrasound of my 18-week fetus show?

Query: Hi doctor, My ultrasound report showed well-defined anechoic lesion measuring 3.9 cm in length and 1.6 cm width in the lower abdomen of the 18 weeks fetus. No echoes are seen within it. It is showing peristalsis. Stomach and gall bladder visualized. No evidence of ascites. Abnormal wall intact. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have been through the report posted (attachment removed to protect patient identity). An anechoic lesion defines a lesion that is clear and simple that means, the cyst visualised is a simple cyst. Ther are some cysts like a mesenteric cyst, omental cyst or neurob...  Read Full »

What causes testicular pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. I have mild pain in right testicle for a week. The nerves connecting to the right testicle are always in strain mainly in the area of epididymis and vas deference. It pains when I walk, jump, rub or masturbate. I get random swelling, irritation and pain in my right test...  Read Full »


Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your symptoms, I believe you are having one of the following: Chronic inflammation of prostate (prostatitis) with pain being referred to testis. Pelvic pain syndrome with primary involvement of testis. Very rarely ureteric stones for repeated testicular tors...  Read Full »

I have a history of cervical polyps but it is not mentioned in my ultrasonography report. Should I be worried?

Query: Hello doctor, Just wanting a second opinion on this ultrasound. The radiologists have failed to mention some important findings, so I want to make sure nothing was missed. In the past, I had a massive cervical polyp removed, and it seems it was not mentioned on the ultrasonography report that was do...  Read Full »


Dr. Manwani Saloni Dilip

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Cervical polyps are generally not seen clearly on ultrasound, it requires saline infusion sonography for better visualization, which could be the reason why it would have been missed. This ultrasound (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) shows so...  Read Full »

Are there any tests available that I can do to detect PCOS since my ultrasound scan was not clear?

Query: Hi doctor,I had late periods for the past three months. Is there any blood test or hormone test that I can do to detect PCOS since my ultrasound scan was not clear due to overweight?  Read Full »


Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The cause of delayed periods may be due to stress, anemia, or thyroid dysfunction. I suggest getting a complete blood count and a thyroid profile done and reverting with the reports. In the case of overweight, I also suggest checking the levels of LH (luteinizing hormon...  Read Full »

Can I exercise if my urine sample shows blood?

Query: Hello doctor, I got injured in a car crash. I have abdominal pain. My urine sample showed blood. My doctor thinks that I have bruised kidney. Can I do pool walking and light exercise?  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. Regarding your query, I need a few more details to help you. Are you passing adequate urine? How many days have passed since the accident? Are there any clots in your urine? Do you have diabetes or hypertension? Attach your ultrasound rep...  Read Full »

I have attached my ultrasound report. I would like to know if I have hyperplasia. Kindly help me.

Query: Hi doctor, I have attached my ultrasound report. I would like to know if I have hyperplasia. Kindly help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Sunita Kothari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw your ultrasound report (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). It shows that you have a big fibroid in the musculature of the uterus, and the rest is nothing to worry about. If you have heavy periods and your age is above 45, or near to it, I s...  Read Full »

How to confirm my abortion after taking the Festone kit?

Query: Hello doctor, I took a Festone kit 1+4 after 40 days from LMP. Bleeding started within an hour, but it lasted for just few hours. How to confirm my abortion?  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If your bleeding has stopped in just few hours, one cannot be sure if the abortion process has completed or not, unless an ultrasound confirmation is made. I hope you took the kit under a gynecologist advice after confirmation of an intrauterine pregnancy or after...  Read Full »

Is blood in my urine due to excessive masturbation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 64-year-old male. Since a long time, I masturbate daily, sometimes even more than once a day. Post masturbation, I started getting blood in my urine occasionally. Over the last two to three weeks, I have noticed more blood in the urine. Also, my frequency of urination has increa...  Read Full »


Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Are you taking blood thinners? Do you smoke or drink? I suggest you get the following tests done: Urine routine analysis. Ultrasound KUB (Kidneys, Ureter, and Bladder). PSA (Prostate-specific antigen). Kindly revert with the test results. Thank you.   Read Full »

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