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I just did a pelvic ultrasound and results shows there is

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i just did a pelvic ultrasound and results shows there is hypoechoic fluid on the path of douglas....what does this mean?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: no i have not, not on any medication
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: i have only taken pain killers recently, i am not allergic to any medication
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: i have had re-current episode of PID
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 18 days ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 18 days ago.

the pouch of Douglas is the peritoneal cavity between the rectum and the posterior wall of the uterus in the female human body behind the uterus.

this fluid can be normal or could be from irritation in your pelvis or bowels.

why was the pelvic ultrasound done?

how old are you?

recurrent episodes of PID can cause this fluid there.