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Can you drink water before a liver ultrasound?

How do I prepare for a vascular ultrasound of the liver? You will be given instructions before the exam. You may be asked to not eat or drink anything 8 hours before the exam. However, you may still take your medicine with sips of water.

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People also ask, can you eat or drink before a liver ultrasound?

Your doctor will usually tell you to fast for 8 to 12 hours before your ultrasound. There's an exception to fasting if you're having an ultrasound of your gallbladder, liver, pancreas, or spleen. In those cases, you may be instructed to eat a fat-free meal the evening before your test, and start fasting after it.

Furthermore, is it OK to drink water before an ultrasound? Before Your Exam Drink 32 ounces (four glasses) of water one hour before your examination time. You can go to the bathroom to relieve yourself, as long as you keep drinking water. If you are also having an ultrasound abdomen, please do not eat or drink for 8 hours before your exam. Water and medications are okay.

Herein, what is the prep for a liver ultrasound?

Preparations depend on the type of ultrasound you are having. For a study of the liver, gallbladder, spleen, and pancreas, you may be asked to eat a fat-free meal on the evening before the test and then to avoid eating for eight to 12 hours before the test.

Can I drink coffee before a liver ultrasound?

Preparing for an Ultrasound You should eat at least 30 minutes before drinking. Prior to drinking, empty your bladder. Drink 40 ounces of water, coffee, tea or juice 1 hour before the exam.

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