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Ultrasound imaging, also known as sonography, involves exposing part of the body to high frequency sound waves to produce pictures. Ultrasound exams are safe and noninvasive and do not use ioninzing radiation. Ultrasound is used to help physician diagnose symptoms such as pain, swelling, infection.
If you are scheduled for a RENAL Ultrasound, please drink 24-32 ozs of water one hour prior to the exam and hold. A full bladder is needed for this exam. There is no prep needed for a SCROTAL Ultrasound.
If you are a female and are scheduled for a PELVIC Ultrasound, please drink 2432 ozs of water one hour prior to the exam and hold.
If you are scheduled for a Complete Abdominal Ultrasound, do not eat or drink anything for FOUR hours prior to your exam.