We now offer Pelvic Ultrasound services at our Germantown office on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Our staff will be happy to answer any questions you have regarding these services. Please feel free to call us at (301) 770-4967, or speak with the front desk at any of our locations.
Please Note: Not all insurance companies cover office ultrasounds. We will confirm with you during scheduling that your insurance will cover this visit.
A pelvic ultrasound allows us to visualize and measure a patient’s uterus and ovaries as well as other pelvic structures. A pelvic ultrasound may be ordered for many reasons including: excessive bleeding, pelvic pain, or checking the placement of an IUD.
A sonohysterogram may be ordered to better assess the lining of the uterus due to excessive bleeding or infertility. They begin with a pelvic ultrasound to obtain measurements and images of the pelvic structures. To better image the lining of the uterus, saline is introduced into the uterus. To do this, a physician’s assistant will assist the sonographer by placing a speculum and passing a small catheter through the cervix and into the uterus. Once the catheter is in place, a small amount of water is pushed through the catheter to enhance the uterine cavity. The patient may experience some cramping, but this procedure is usually well tolerated.