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I have a pelvic & abdominal ultrasound at 945am. I'm supposed to fast 12hrs before but if I have a vegan protein shake 2.5hrs before is it ok?

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Dr. Jerry Miles
Podiatry

In brief: NO

No 12 hours is 12 hours, food in the stomach and bowel ma obscure the ultrasound which is looking for fluid.

In brief: NO

No 12 hours is 12 hours, food in the stomach and bowel ma obscure the ultrasound which is looking for fluid.
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Follow directions

I'm not sure why the doctor would want you to fast before an ultrasound.
That's a little bit different. Regardless those were the instructions you received so i would follow them exactly as directed.

In brief: Follow directions

I'm not sure why the doctor would want you to fast before an ultrasound.
That's a little bit different. Regardless those were the instructions you received so i would follow them exactly as directed.
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