What are Hegar sounds?

What are Hegar sounds?

Hegar dilators have two rounded ends, are fairly short, and are mildly curved in shape. Sims sounds have a flat end and a rounded end.

Are Hegar sounds hollow?

The smooth surface feels great and slides in and out just fine with plenty of lube. The only downsides I found with using this set is that they are hollow so you have to apply some amount of force to get them inside instead of just use their weight to go in on their own.

How do you sterilize a sounding rod?

– Being silicone the best way to sterilize these is boiling. I’d definitely boil them when you first get them, about ~10 minutes at full boil. Between uses however, generally hot water with anti-bacterial soap and scrubbing, or a 15 minute chlorine/water soak is enough to kill bacteria.

Why does the urethra sound?

Urethral sounding is the insertion of an object or liquid into the urethra. Sounding may be used in urological surgery for dilatation of strictures or for obtaining access to the bladder. Urethral sounding is also performed outside the scope of medical practice by individuals for a variety of reasons.

Why is the Uterine Sound curved?

The Uterine Sound is a single-use sound made of white, malleable, plastic material. Prior to use, the sound can be curved between the thumb and finger in order to follow the curve of the cervical canal. The graduations are in centimeters and allow for the measurement of the uterine cavity.

What is recreational sounding?

The practice of recreational urethral sounding involves insertion of foreign body in the urethra usually for sexual gratification.

How do you disinfect sounding?

Use disinfecting wipes, disinfecting spray, or a 70% isopropyl alcohol solution. 70% Isopropyl alcohol is the preferred cleaner to use as it evaporates slower from the disinfected surface, making it more efficient than 91% or 99% alcohol.

Is sounding unhealthy?

So just how dangerous is sounding? However, one recent survey study associated recreational sounding with general high-risk behaviors and increased risk of STIs. Additional complications can include bleeding, infection, urethral stricture, perforation, and erectile dysfunction.

Can sounding hurt you?

The general consensus is that a loud enough sound could cause an air embolism in your lungs, which then travels to your heart and kills you. Alternatively, your lungs might simply burst from the increased air pressure. High-intensity ultrasonic sound (generally anything above 20KHz) can cause physical damage.

What is the use of uterine sound?

It is a sterile, disposable, single-use only device. The Uterine Sound is used to gauge the depth and position of the uterine cavity. It is also helpful with the placement of IUDs and the verification of the intrauterine position and length for HSG procedures.

What is uterine souffle?

Definition. A soft murmur heard in auscultating a pregnant uterus. It is caused by the increased vascularity of pregnancy. [

How does the Hegar sound affect the urethra?

The second session with the Hegar sound was not particular different from the first, although two things became more noticeable though. The first was the irritation of the tissue, which I found could be lessened through pulling slightly on the frenulum, so the sound is more central within the urethra.

How big is the Hegar 8 inch urethral sound kit?

The Hegar Urethral Sounds kit comes with 8 individual sounds, each in two different sizes giving you a range of 16 different diameters to choose from. Great for sounding beginners or for the pros. Sounds range from 3 French to 19 French. The Hegar 8 inch Urethral Sound kit is available on Uberkinky.co.uk.

What’s the price of a Hegar 8 dialtors?

Register a free business account It is a Hegar Dialtors set of 8 pcs Double Ended. It range from 3/4 – 17/18. Made from High grade stainless steel. Excellent Mirror Finish Quality.