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notjustamom Mon 15-Dec-14 20:58:32

Hi guys,
so i havent had my period since ds was born in april and my doctor wants me to have an ultrasound of my ovaries. Im a bit nervous as googled it and it comes up with a transvaginal? ultasound. ive never had one, do i have to or can i just have the abdominal one like the one i had when pregnant?

thanxsmile

LemonBreeland Mon 15-Dec-14 21:01:51

The transvaginal one is fine. It is just a thinnish wand with a condom on. I don't think they would be able to see as well with a normal one. I only had the internal one whilst pregnant though, so don't know for sure.

notjustamom Tue 16-Dec-14 08:13:04

Thanx, sorry if this sounds weird but does it hurt?

AttilaTheMeerkat Tue 16-Dec-14 09:15:50

I've had more such ultrasounds than I care to mention and they haven't hurt at all. The gel used feels a bit cold though!. These will give a clearer view of the uterine cavity and ovaries than on an external ultrasound scan.

notjustamom Tue 16-Dec-14 22:42:15

Thanx!! That's reassuring.

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