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.