What is Transvaginal ultrasound?

Category: Procedures


Generic name: Ultrasound (Sonogram)

Medical sonography (ultrasonography) is a diagnostic medical imaging technique used to visualize the size and structure of muscles, tendons, and many internal organs. Transvaginal ultrasound is used to specifically evaluate a woman's reproductive organs including the uterus, ovaries, and cervix.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Diagnostic assessment 4 1
Pain 2 0
Dysmenorrhea 1 0
Irregular menstrual periods 1 0
Menstrual cramps 1 0
Ovarian cyst 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Transvaginal ultrasound

Side effect Patients
Pain 1


Based on patients currently having Transvaginal ultrasound

Dosage Patients
every 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
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There are no evaluations for Transvaginal ultrasound.