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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Jelly; probe: Ultrasound operator places some aqueous jelly on the breast ; then scans using ultrasound probe, about size of a cany bar. Probe is moved back ; forth ... Read More
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
You: will likely be on your back and laying down, or sitting up to some degree. The technologist will put standard ultrasound gel on your skin, then place ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not likely: Relying on very high frequency sound waves to penetrate and reflect from the tissues in the body, ultrasound is considered essentially safe. However, ... Read More
Dr. Tushar Patel
26 years experience Radiology
No: Ultrasound uses sound waves to look inside the body (like sonar). It does not expose you to radiation like xrays and ct scans. A breast ultrasound s ... Read More
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
There: are no known risks after more than 40 years of clinical experience.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tito Vasquez
25 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not too long: A breast ultrasound usually only takes between 20-40 minutes, but is somewhat operator dependent. An experienced ultrasonographer can be fairly rapid ... Read More
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Dr. Dariush Vaziri
47 years experience Breast Surgery
It varries: A focused breast ultrasound for a single palpable lump may only take a few short minutes. A more comprehensive evaluation for other abnormalities may ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: Unfortunately, this is difficult to answer. Costs vary based on city, site/location, practice. Best way to figure that out is either call your insuran ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Means: They will do an ultrasound study of both breasts, please ask the doc who ordered yoru test if you have any questions about what is being done or what ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Strasser
21 years experience Radiation Oncology
When necessary: We don't routinely do breast ultrasounds, like we might do with screening mri. Ultrasound is really only helpful if you feel something in the breast, ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Lundell
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Breast Ultrasound: That depends on what the ultrasound abnormality is. Typically a breast sonogram is performed to add information to abnormal mammogram findings in orde ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Sound Pictures of br: Ultrasound exam of breast is defined as sound pictures of the breasts it uses sound waves to make a picture of the tissue inside your breast.It shows ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tito Vasquez
25 years experience Plastic Surgery
No abnormalities: A normal breast ultrasound should show no abnormal architecture of the breast tissue, no solid or cystic masses, no cluster of calcifications (which a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Holmes
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Breast ultrasound: Diagnostic ultrasound (US) is performed to evaluate a specific breast symptom (e.g., lump) and may be performed at any age. Screening US is performed ... Read More

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