Instructions for Other Ultrasounds

  • Abdomen/liver/gallbladder – Nothing by mouth after midnight, do not eat, drink, smoke or chew.
  • Pelvic – Starting approximately 1-2 hours prior to your appointment, drink 42 ounces of fluid (preferably water). Finish drinking all fluids 30 minutes prior to your appointment time. Do not empty your bladder within one (1) hour prior to the test. The bladder must be extremely full in order to do the scan. If the bladder is not full at appointment time, the exam may be delayed or may need to be rescheduled.
  • Sonohysterograms – No prep necessary. Empty bladder.
  • Thyroid – No prep necessary.
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