Ultrasound Preparation

Abdomen Ultrasound Preparation:

Nothing to eat, drink, or smoke 6 hours prior to appointment time.

Medications may be taken with a small amount of water.


OB Less than 14 weeks and Pelvic Ultrasound Preparation:

1½ hours before exam time, empty your bladder and drink 32 oz. of water, finishing 1 hour prior to exam.

Arrive with a very full bladder. Do not urinate.

Pelvic ultrasound should not be scheduled during menstruation.