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The difference between digital colposcope and vaginal color Doppler ultrasound

Released on May. 31, 2021

Gynecological inflammation is a relatively common gynecological disease, such as cervicitis, vaginitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, adnexitis, etc. Gynecological inflammation endangers the health of female friends, and even affects fertility! Therefore, female friends should have a gynecological examination once a year if necessary. With the continuous development of medical technology, there are more and more equipment for checking gynecological inflammation, such as digital colposcope, vaginal color Doppler ultrasound, and hysteroscopy.

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The difference between digital colposcope and vaginal color Doppler ultrasound

Digital colposcopy and vaginal color Doppler ultrasound are two different inspection methods. The inspection sites are different and the indications are also different. In general, clinically, which one should be selected according to the indications, such as checking the inflammation of the vagina, generally you can do digital However, because the colposcopy is only performed in the vagina, it cannot check the uterus. If you want to check the cervix and the ovaries attached to the uterus, you usually need to do vaginal ultrasound.

Digital colposcope:

Digital colposcopy is a kind of medical imaging system, the principle is similar to the camera, the current clinical use is digital electronic colposcopy, the colposcopy can magnify the lesions 10-20 times, by observing the changes of blood vessels and epithelium of the lesions, and using special Reagents (alcohol and iodine solution) change after the cervix, you can quickly locate the lesions that are not visible to the naked eye, and then take tissues for the lesion area and send a biopsy. In this way, taking a biopsy under the guidance of a colposcopy can greatly improve compared with taking a biopsy under the naked eye. The diagnostic accuracy rate is currently clinically performed under the guidance of colposcopy. Digital colposcopy is an important auxiliary method for diagnosing precancerous lesions and sexual diseases of vulva, vagina and cervix.

Negative color Doppler ultrasound:

The vaginal color Doppler ultrasound uses a high-frequency probe, which has strong functions. It can clearly observe the pelvic organs and small lesions, and can detect the blood flow of the uterus and ovaries; it can monitor the development of ovarian follicles, and can also be used for early pregnancy and early ectopic pregnancy. , Early endometrial lesions, uterine and ovarian tumor lesions, pelvic abscess, inflammatory mass and other lesions are diagnosed, and the examination results are more accurate.

The two target parts and indications are different, and the doctor will suggest which examination to do according to the female's physical condition.