婦科檢查會痛嗎?

盆腔超聲波是一項簡單方便、安全無痛的檢查14-15
盆腔超聲波是一項簡單方便、安全無痛的檢查14-15

醫生把超聲波探頭放在下腹位置的皮膚上進行掃描,過程只需十分鐘,可檢驗子宮、卵巢等生殖器官有否產生病變,幫助診斷明顯的子宮內膜異位/朱古力瘤等疾病。

超聲波掃描由婦科醫生操作,所有女性均適合。事前毋須準備,只需在檢查前半小時飲水令
膀胱充盈便可進行檢查14

參考資料

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