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Gynecological ultrasounds, also called pelvic ultrasounds, are most often performed to evaluate the bladder, ovaries, uterus, cervix and fallopian tubes. Ultrasound examinations can help diagnose symptoms experienced by women such as:
- Pelvic pain
- Abnormal bleeding
- Other menstrual problems
- Palpable masses such as ovarian cysts and uterine fibroids
- Ovarian or uterine tumors