Frequently Asked Questions
A full bladder pushes the uterus in a position where we can see it better. The full bladder also brightens up the entire pelvis area so that we can adequately visualize the uterus and ovaries. It also moves the intestines and bowel out of the way.
Yes, but if you are uncomfortable in any way we would be happy to reschedule your appointment.
Fasting or the decrease in fecal matter decreases the amount of gas in the abdomen, which allows the gallbladder to be adequately visualized. The gallbladder contracts when you eat or drink.