Sometimes a pelvis ultrasound can be beneficial part of your gynecological care. Although most people think ultrasounds in terms of pregnancy, it is also used to assess pelvic anatomy.
What is a pelvis ultrasound?
Pelvic ultrasounds can be performed either externally (with a handpiece placed on your abdomen) or internally (with a handpiece inserted in the vagina). Each type comes with benefits and your gynecologist can recommend the right one based on your circumstances.
How do I prepare for a gynecological ultrasound?
Drink four 8oz glasses of water 1 hour prior to your appointment time. Do not urinate until the exam is completed.