You should wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing for your abdominal ultrasound. You may need to remove clothing and asked to wear a gown during the procedure. Preparations depend on the type of abdominal ultrasound you are having.
What should I wear during an ultrasound?
Depending on the area of your body being examined, the hospital may ask you to remove some clothing and wear a hospital gown. If you need a sedative to help you relax, this will be given through a small tube into the back of your hand or into your arm.
What should I wear for my first ultrasound?
The most important thing is to be relax when you pass this exam. Therefore, try to wear loose clothing, especially on the upper part, so that it is easier to perform the ultrasound. At the bottom, you can choose to wear a leggings or skirt that is easy to fit while on the stretcher. Relax and enjoy the moment.
Can I wear a bra for an ultrasound?
All UVs are asked to wear underwear, loose fitting shorts, and a sports bra for women as well underneath the gowns. You would be notified beforehand what the expected attire and procedures are for the day.
Can you leave your bra on for an EKG?
Remove all jewelry from your neck, arms, and wrists. Men are usually bare-chested during the test. Women may often wear a bra, T-shirt, or gown. If you are wearing stockings, you should take them off.
Can I pee before ultrasound?
Drink 4 to 6 (8-ounce) cups of water 1 hour before your ultrasound. Dont urinate (pee) before your ultrasound. Having a full bladder will make it easier to see your uterus and ovaries.
Does jewelry need to be removed for EKG?
Generally, an ECG follows this process: You will be asked to remove any jewelry or other objects that may interfere with the test. You will be asked to remove clothing from the waist up. The technician will ensure your privacy by covering you with a sheet or gown and exposing only the necessary skin.
Do you have to take shirt off for EKG?
You will need to take off your shirt and will be given a gown to wear. Electrodes (small, flat, sticky patches) will be placed on your chest, arms and legs. The electrodes are attached to an electrocardiograph monitor (ECG) that charts your hearts electrical activity.
Why do they ask you to hold your breath during an ultrasound?
Your technician will move the wand around your stomach to capture black and white images of the pregnancy. They may ask you to move or hold your breath for a short while so they can capture the best images.