Kidneys, ureters and bladder ultrasounds are used to assess the urinary tract and associated organs.
Common causes for this exam include multiple bladder infections, kidney stones and incontinence or urgency.
Female pelvic ultrasound is used to assess the pelvic and reproductive organ as well as the urinary tract.
This exam is commonly ordered if you are experiencing pelvic pain, infertility or changes in your menstrual cycle and to check the position of an intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD) after insertion.
Scrotal ultrasound may be requested by your physician when you experience changes in your testicles or scrotum.
These changes can include lumps, pain, tenderness, hardness or swelling and infertility.
Breast and axilla ultrasound may be requested by your physician when you experience changes in your breasts.
These changes can include lumps, pain, tenderness, hardness or redness or discharge from the nipple.
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