Uterus Ultrasounds

Definitions and examples of Uterus Ultrasounds are presented in two views.


What are Uterus Ultrasounds?

An ultrasound of the uterus uses high frequency sound waves to create a live image from inside of a patient’s body. It is a painless test that is very commonly used in the medical field today. An ultrasound is also sometimes referred to as a sonogram, diagnostic sonography, or ultrasonography. The medical professional that performs an ultrasound is called a sonographer.

Uterus ultrasound from Two Views

As an ultrasound uses sound waves rather than radiation, it is regarded as being a safe scan. Because of this, it is the preferred method to use during pregnancy.

An ultrasound diagnoses problems with internal organs, blood vessels, and soft tissue structures within the body. Although generally associated with being used during pregnancy, an ultrasound is used to examine many other parts of the body including the gallbladder, liver, kidneys, pancreas, bladder, and many other internal structures.

A transvaginal ultrasound is a type of ultrasound where a transducer wand is placed in a woman's vagina to get images of her uterus.

Reasons for a Uterus Ultrasound:

Ultrasounds are used for a multitude of reasons. A physician may order an ultrasound if a patient is experiencing any pain, swelling, or other abnormalities that require an internal view of the organs.

A uterus ultrasound can be used to guide doctors or surgeons during a procedure, such as a biopsy. They are important in planning for certain types of therapy and surgery, as well as in the aftermath to determine whether the patient’s body is responding to treatment.

Ultrasounds can be used to detect cysts, obstructions, and infections in the body. They can also measure blood flow in the arteries to detect blockages.

An ultrasound may be used to check for certain cancers in various different ways including to detect abnormal tumors, growths or lumps.

A Uterus Ultrasound may help diagnose (find):

An ultrasound of the uterus is used to view the uterus of a pregnant woman and assess the health of her fetus.

A uterus ultrasound can be used to examine women who experience infertility or multiple miscarriages.

An ultrasound of the uterus is used to detect abnormalities including polyps, fibroids, lesions, masses, or congenital defects.

Getting a Uterus Ultrasound:

Before the Ultrasound
During the Ultrasound
After the Ultrasound


uterus ultrasound found here in two views

Uterus ultrasounds are painless and done fore a varitey of reasons. Perhaps the most popular is capturing a baby's first picture.

Two Views of human embryo Ultrasound

Above: Verifying a pregancy is just one reason doctors order an ultrasound.

Two Views of an ovary Ultrasound

Above: Uterus ultrasounds may also check the ovaries, like the one above.

Two Views of uterus pregnancy Ultrasound

Above: Uterus ultrasounds are oftern used to check the first stages of a pregnancy.

Two Views of a premature child in uterus Ultrasound

Above: This ultrasound of a premature child in uterus can be helpful for both doctors and mothers.

Two Views of uterus Ultrasound length

Above: Measuring the length of child as 12 weeks, 2 days.

Ultrasound of endometriosis in uterus from Two Views

The identification of an endometriosis cyst in the uterus as pictured above is just one reason doctors would order a uterus ultrasound.

baby head in uterus Ultrasound

Above: See the head of a baby in this uterus ultrasound?

ultrasound measurements from Two Views

Measuring the growth of a developing fetus in uterus is one reason doctors order ultrasounds.

Two Views of uterus measurement Ultrasound

Above: Measuring certain parts of a uterus during pregancy can be seen in this ultrasound.


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