Whether you need to track the progress of a pregnancy, determine the cause of excessive bleeding, or learn more about the health of your reproductive organs, getting a pelvic ultrasound is a comfortable and easy way to find the answers you need. The doctors at Martin, Lee & Page OBGYN in Memphis, Tennessee, perform pelvic ultrasounds on-site to save you time and hassle. Call today or book an appointment using the online form.
A pelvic ultrasound is a noninvasive test that bounces sound waves off your soft organs and transmits the signals to a computer screen.
The digital image allows your doctor to see inside your reproductive organs to determine if they are healthy, diagnose illnesses or conditions such as uterine fibroids, track the progress of a pregnancy, and check for an ectopic pregnancy.
A pelvic ultrasound can visualize your:
Your doctor at Martin, Lee & Page OBGYN may recommend an ultrasound to look for:
If you are pregnant or are hoping to become pregnant, your doctor can use a pelvic ultrasound to:
Around 18-20 weeks into your pregnancy, your doctor can also use an ultrasound to determine your baby’s gender. This ultrasound also helps your doctor ensure that your baby is developing normally.
A pelvic ultrasound is a pain-free procedure that’s conducted while you lie down comfortably on your back with your feet in the stirrups. Your expert ultrasound technician may perform two types of ultrasound procedures:
Your technician passes a handheld transducer on the top of your belly to get an overall picture of your pelvic area.
Your technician inserts a long, thin, lubricated probe into your vagina to visualize your uterus, endometrium, fallopian tubes, and ovaries in greater detail.
Get all of your procedures done in one caring, comfortable location. Call the friendly staff at Martin, Lee & Page OBGYN to make an appointment for an ultrasound or to schedule a consultation. You can also use the online booking form.