A 39-year-old female asked:
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got to have ultra sound on stomach area do i need to drink heaps of water before hand & am i allowed to eat before?

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Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: You need to have taken nothing by mouth for about 6hours prior to the ultrasound of the gall bladder is being evaluated while others such as ultrasound of the pelvis may require that you no pass urine for a period of time before the test. It really depends on what area is being evaluated
Answered on Oct 1, 2014
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