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A transvaginal ultrasound, also called an endovaginal ultrasound, is a test that uses sound waves to take pictures of the female genital tract. The pictures are taken with a device, called a transducer, that is placed in the vagina.
This is a safe procedure. There are no known risks or complications of having this test.
This procedure needs to be done when your bladder is empty. Follow your health care provider's instructions about drinking fluids and emptying your bladder before the test.
The procedure may vary among health care providers and hospitals.
This information is not intended to replace advice given to you by your health care provider. Make sure you discuss any questions you have with your health care provider.
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