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If you need ultrasound by Gaithersburg MD, our office is ready for your call. We offer highly professional services. In addition to the technical aspects, our employees are also trained to communicate well with patients and provide the best service possible.
Who Benefits from an Ultrasound?
Ultrasound is used for imaging. The most well-known use of ultrasound is to take images of developing babies.
Also known as sonography, ultrasound is used to diagnose the causes of swelling, pain, or infection in a patient.
How Should I Prepare for Ultrasound?
You may be instructed not to eat or drink before your ultrasound; this will depend on what area is being imaged, and why. Wear loose-fitting clothing and avoid wearing jewelry. You may be asked to change into a gown for your ultrasound. This is a non-invasive imaging technique and does not use radiation. There is little preparation required for an ultrasound by Gaithersburg MD.
What Should I Expect?
Ultrasound is not an invasive procedure. Gel will be squeezed onto the area where the image is to be taken. Then the transducer is passed over the area. Ultrasound images are created using sound waves. The waves bounce off objects, and the information is used to create images.
What Do the Results Mean?
Our team of board certified expert radiologists will interpret the images and summarize the diagnoses on a detailed report. For a typical pregnancy, this is a happy occasion. For muscle or tendon problems, we can show you the source of your pain, which your doctor can then utilize to create a treatment plan with steps that help mitigate the medical problem. For ultrasound by Gaithersburg MD, contact us today!