How Much Water Should I Drink before an Ultrasound?


When a woman is having a pregnancy ultrasound, they should drink two to three glasses of water an hour before the test. One should not urinate before the procedure, as it is necessary that the bladder be full.
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How Much Water Should I Drink Before My Ultrasound?
Ultrasound is used to evaluate many structures within the body. It is most useful in obstetrics and gynecology because it does not expose the patient to ionizing radiation, such as X-rays. It is relatively safe. Many patients are familiar with the... More »
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It depends on what you're going to be doing an ultrasound on as to how much water you should drink. You could ask your MD as to how much you'd need. Usually, it is somewhere around 32 ounces of water.
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