This test uses sound waves to create images of your uterus and unborn baby. For this test, a probe is inserted into your vagina.
A transvaginal obstetric ultrasound uses sound waves sent from a probe inserted into your vagina. The sound waves are sent to a computer to create detailed images of your uterus and unborn baby. The images can include the:
Your healthcare provider may order this test for a number of reasons. Your healthcare provider may order this ultrasound to:
A transvaginal ultrasound is sometimes done after a regular ultrasound if more information or clearer pictures are needed.
Here are some things you should know before having an ultrasound.
For this ultrasound, the end of a probe will be put into your vagina.
The costs for this test include the charge for the test (facility charge) and physician charges (for performing or interpreting the test). You may get separate bills from the facility and the physician's office.
What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?
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