What is a Urinary Bladder Ultrasound?

Urinary Bladder Ultrasound is a painless radiology exam which is performed to help diagnose pain and evaluate the bladder in a non-invasive manner. This exam can be used to check for abnormalities such as cysts or tumors, as well as used to detect the presence of blockages and bladder infections.

Who should get this test?

Urinary Bladder Ultrasound is usually ordered by doctors if you have these indications:

  • Difficulty urinating
  • Blood in the urine
  • Lower back pain
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Frequent urination and pain during urination

Is there radiation involved?

No. Unlike X-ray imaging, there is no ionizing radiation exposure associated with ultrasound imaging.

When will I receive my results?

Once completed, you will receive your results within 3-5 business days in your LabFinder portal.

How do I prepare? Do I need to fast?

Please refer to the simple preparation guidelines or consult with your doctor or radiology center where you are being treated. Do not forget to bring your LabFinder Order and Insurance Card to your appointment.


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