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April 16th, 2013 11:28 PM #666
Haha that's what I said when she told me about the ultrasound. Basically this is what it is:
A standard ultrasound uses sound waves to image the shape of the uterus and other pelvic organs. A SIS is an ultrasound that goes one step further by using sterile water to distend the uterine cavity to obtain more accurate information about fibroids, polyps, or the lining of the uterus.
As for fibroids and polyps......
A fibroid is a benign tumor of muscular and fibrous tissues, typically developing in the wall of the uterus.
A polyp is a small growth, typically benign and with a stalk, protruding from a mucous membrane.
I think the ultrasound should be painless based on what I've read, but it sounds kind of weird so I wanted to be sure haha. :/
Hopefully I don't have either, but if I do, then I hope they're all that are causing my issues and can be removed....Expecting boy #2 this summer
April 17th, 2013 02:02 AM #668
Last edited by poppy528; December 31st, 2013 at 04:04 PM. Reason: post redaction“And remember, my sentimental friend, that a heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others.” L. Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz
April 17th, 2013 02:50 AM #670
Good luck with the tests poppy528 and nowakasia, I hope you get some answers.
Alzora, parvovirus causes fifth disease, no problem for an adult, but in utero it can cause severe anemia in the baby, we now have to wait 6 months to see if the baby survives the pregnancy and delivery. Once the baby is born it may need a bloodtransfusion, but other than that no complications are expected if the baby makes it that far.
April 17th, 2013 10:40 AM #672
Thank you everyone for the kind words and support. Good luck to everyone else going through tests and navigating the world of infertility medicine...Expecting boy #2 this summer
April 17th, 2013 05:42 PM #674
Last edited by poppy528; December 31st, 2013 at 04:04 PM. Reason: privacy“And remember, my sentimental friend, that a heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others.” L. Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz