Routine Pelvic Exams
—Most significant fibroids are discovered on routine pelvic examination. If symptoms such as heavy bleeding suggest the presence of fibroids that are not discovered on pelvic examination, further evaluation with imaging studies may be indicated.
—Many gynecologists have this instrument in their offices. A smooth probe inserted into the vagina produces images of pelvic structures using high frequency sound waves.
—a type of x-ray that uses a computer to make pictures of structures inside the body
Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care
provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a
substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER
IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the
advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to
starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a