What is a Pelvic Scan?
Performed trans-abdominally with full bladder or trans-vaginally with empty bladder, pelvic scan is used to assess the pelvic area for a wide range of issues and symptoms women are experiencing at various stages of their lives.
You might be concerned over
- heavy and painful menstrual cycle,
- symptoms of PCOs- polycystic ovaries,
- discomfort, bloating and pain in the area,
- urinary tract infections and issues
- irregular bleeding between periods or
- the correct placement of an intrauterine device (IUD) or assessment of it
We provide the same day specialist appointments to help you diagnose and manage it.
What will the scan examine?
Pelvic scan will focus on examining your:
- Fallopian tubes
We will be assessing those organs in order to look for
How is it performed?
Pelvic ultrasound is performed both externally via the lower abdomen as well as internally, as a trans-vaginal scan, where an ultrasound probe is gently inserted in order to provide most accurate diagnostics for organs including uterus, both ovaries and fallopian tubes.
This is an entirely painless and safe procedure, although it might not sound as a most comfortable one. Our staff are there to gently guide you and to ensure your comfort during the examination.
Please let us know if you are allergic to latex or have any concerns over trans-vaginal ultrasound.
What is included?
Following the scan you will be able to discuss your results and will be provided with:
- Immediate full medical report
- High resolution digital images of your scan
What are the preparations for this scan?
If you are looking to have your pelvic scan trans-abdominally (external) please drink up to 4 cups of water one hour before your appointment time.
If you are opting for a TUVS- trans-vaginal scan (internal) then no preparation is necessary.
You must let us know if you are allergic to latex.
If you are on any medication or therapy or have diabetes, please let us know.
You should continue to take your therapy/ medications as normal.
TUVS- trans-vaginal scan - legal disclaimer
N.B. For the TUVS scan, we have a legal obligation to request this Consent Form.
Is someone available at the clinic to discuss further questions/ concerns after the scan?
Yes, an ultrasound specialist Doctor will be available to talk to if you have additional questions or concerns.
They will also be able to recommend specialist Doctors in the Harley Street area should you need to see one following your scan.
How easy is to book an appointment?
We introduced an easy and user friendly online booking system for your convenience.
We understand the pressures of our fast-lane lifestyles nowadays and strive to meet your busy schedule by offering a fast-track, same day appointments during weekdays and Saturdays, as well as 2 evening clinics on alternate days each week.
Booking and Payment
Bookings and payments will be processed via our other website belonging to Private Ultrasound:
Easy to Book a Scan
We follow your schedule- choose the time that suits you