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Any medical test can be troubling. A Small Parts & Soft Tissue Ultrasound is no different. At First Ultrasound Diagnostic Testing Facility we recognize the stress that medical tests can induce. Our warm, caring and professional staff stands ready to assist you with your test and any questions you may have. The information that follows details what you can expect before, during and after your Small Parts & Soft Tissue Ultrasound. Everything from how the test is performed to how you can best prepare for your Small Parts & Soft Tissue Ultrasound appointment can be found here. [Thyroid & Small Parts Ultrasound] We hope you find this information useful. Please contact us if you have any questions about your Small Parts & Soft Tissue Ultrasound appointment.
What Is Small Parts & Soft Tissue Ultrasound?
Small Parts & Soft Tissue Ultrasound is a test that exposes parts of the body to high-frequency, inaudible sound waves. These harmless sound waves are used to create a picture of what is inside the body. Small Parts & Soft Tissue Ultrasound can include tests such as:
What Is A Small Parts & Soft Tissue Ultrasound Used To Identify?
A Small Parts & Soft Tissue Ultrasound can help identify a variety of conditions but most commonly:
Tumors or malformations
Masses & Cysts
Preparing For A Small Parts & Soft Tissue Ultrasound Appointment
Loose fitting, comfortable clothing is recommended for your Small Parts & Soft Tissue Ultrasound Appointment. In some cases you may be asked to wear a gown. Please ask for specific instructions when scheduling your appointment. If the test is being performed on a child please bring a favorite book or toy to help ease any anxiety experienced by the child.
How Is A Small Parts & Soft Tissue Ultrasound Performed?
[An Ultrasound Test Is Easy To Sit Through] Upon arrival for your Small Parts & Soft Tissue Ultrasound you will be placed lying face up on an examination table. A water based gel is then applied to the area of the body that is to be scanned. This gel eliminates air bubbles between your skin and the ultrasound transducer which can distort images. As the test is carried out you may feel slight pressure as the sonographer presses the ultrasound transducer against your skin. The sonographer will typically acquire images from various angles in an effort to obtain the clearest views of the target area.
The Small Parts & Soft Tissue Ultrasound Experience
The vast majority of our Small Parts & Soft Tissue Ultrasound patients experience a painless and easy examination. While there is usually no discomfort from the ultrasound transducer being pressed against your skin, there may be some minor discomfort or pain if scanning is performed over an area of tenderness. A Small Parts & Soft Tissue Ultrasound is normally completed within 15-30 minutes. [Our Talented Team Works With Your Doctor] You may resume your normal daily activities after your Small Parts & Soft Tissue Ultrasound appointment.
How Do I Get My Small Parts & Soft Tissue Ultrasound Results?
Your test will be read by one of our radiologists who will interpret the results and send a detailed report to the physician who referred you for your examination. Your physician will then share the results with you.