Frequently Asked Questions


Ultrasound in Campo Grande / MS

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Ultrasound FAQ

1) What is the ultrasound exam?

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It is a method of diagnosis by image in real time (real time). The image obtained by the device is transported to the TV, from the movements in real time. It is fast, effective and low cost. Sound methods are used, with two-dimensional and three-dimensional (complementary) technology.

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2) Does it cause pain or discomfort?

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It causes absolutely no pain, as it is a body surface exam, including cavity exams. In the case of transvaginal ultrasound, there is no pain or discomfort, as it is a natural channel. In transrectal ultrasound, there is no pain but it causes discomfort, which is indicated for males, in the evaluation of the prostate. Another exam that can cause discomfort without pain is the digestive tract, taken orally.

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3) Can anyone do it?

He can. There is no contraindication. It is one of the great advantages of ultrasound, there are no restrictions as it works with a sound wave, which is natural. All animals use sound to communicate. It is a totally harmless condition for any living being, considering the current model for diagnostics.

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4) On average, how long does an ultrasound exam take?

It depends on the exam, but usually around 15 minutes. However, there are exams that last an average of 1 hour, such as, for example, the lower limbs to assess varicose veins. Morphological examinations of malformed fetuses are also prolonged.

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5) How does the test help the health of the woman and the baby?

Ultrasonography is essential for women's health. It is applied, for example, to non-pregnant women for gynecological evaluation (diseases of the uterus, pathologies of the endometrium, cervix, ovary, tubes and breasts). Tracks and diagnoses benign diseases and gynecological cancer, such as breast cancer. It is possible to divide obstetrics into before and after ultrasound. Before, obstetrics was done in the dark. The doctors and the mother had no concrete information about the baby's health. The growth of the fetus was accompanied by assumptions. Today, with ultrasound, it is possible to examine the fetus as if it were an already born patient. Hence, fetal obstetric and morphological ultrasonography has a growing popular application.

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6) What are the basic recommendations before taking the exam?

It depends. For example, to perform an obstetric examination, no preparation is necessary. In the ultrasound scan of the upper abdomen to assess the gallbladder, fasting for six to eight hours is recommended for the organ to be distended, and in the ultrasound of the bladder, the ideal is to drink plenty of water. These are simple and practical recommendations.

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7) Can these tests harm the woman or the fetus?

No way. The examination is totally harmless, that is, it does not cause any harm to the patient or to the examining physician.

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