What is an Ultrasound?
How do I prepare for an Ultrasound?
Nothing to eat, drink, smoke & no chewing gum for 6 hours before the test. Under 6 years old, no preparation required. Medication & sips of water allowed.
Ultrasound (Renal, Pelvis, Obstetrics)
Empty your bladder 1.5hrs prior to your appointment. Then drink 4 glasses of water in the next 1/2 hour – do not empty your bladder until after your ultrasound.
Children under 6 years old, drink 2 glasses of water
30 minutes before ultrasound & hold.