Transvaginal Ultrasound

A transvaginal ultrasound involves the insertion of an ultrasound probe into the vagina. This provides us with the clearest images of your pelvic structures. The procedure should not be painful. Unlike an abdominal ultrasound, the bladder does not need to be full.  

The ultrasonographer will visualize the uterus, ovaries, and sometimes the fallopian tubes. The transvaginal ultrasound provides information regarding the presence and location of fibroids in the uterus and the thickness and appearance of the lining of the uterine cavity (where a pregnancy will implant). Additionally, the ultrasound visualizes the ovaries and allows us to assess how many small follicles are present on your ovaries (antral follicles) and the presence of any ovarian cysts.  

Depending on the individual patient and diagnosis, we may perform an ultrasound at a particular time in relation to your menstrual cycle. We may also repeat it to monitor your progress during treatment.

At Island Reproductive Services, we want to use the best possible resources for diagnosis and treatment. This means we take all of the necessary steps into account, such as transvaginal ultrasounds. Are you interested in scheduling your ultrasound? Contact our office today! We can provide further resources and information for you to look over.