Upper Abdominal Ultrasounds

Empty stomach for 2 – 3 hours prior to scan.

Whole Abdominal Scans

Empty stomach for 2 – 3 hours and few glasses of water prior to the scan.

Pelvis, KUB, KUBP, Lower Abdominal Early pregnancy scans up to 11 weeks

Few glasses of water before the scan, holding urine for 1 – 2 hours. You don't need to be empty stomach for these scans.

Specialized X-rays like I VP, KUB, LS Spine

Fasting with proper bowl preparation, as suggested by the physician.

HSG, Under Anesthesia Barium studies

Overnight fasting.

HSG, Urethrograms, etc.

No preparation required.