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Abdomen and Pelvic
London Private Ultrasound (LPU) offers a combined Abdominal and Pelvic ultrasound scan to female patients over 18 years old. Generalised abdominal and pelvic pain, bloating, with or without abnormal vaginal bleeding are the most common reasons for having an Abdominal and Pelvic Ultrasound diagnostic examination, which includes the evaluation of the liver, gallbladder, kidney, spleen, pancreas, abdominal aorta, and the biliary system, as well as a thorough assessment of your pelvic organs: womb, lining of the womb, ovaries, fallopian tubes and surrounding structures. If you have a family history of any abdominal and pelvic issues, you may also wish to just have regular check-ups to ensure normal appearances and general structural health of your abdominal and pelvic organs.
- Generalized abdominal and pelvic pain, discomfort, bloating, vomiting,
- Abnormal blood tests, fatty liver, gallstones, liver cirrhosis, yellow skin (Jaundice), cysts, polyps, tumours, cancers, or inflammation
- Have been previously diagnosed with any abdominal and pelvic issues and would like to monitor progress or resolution
- Would like a check-up to ensure normal appearances of your abdominal and pelvic organs, PID (Pelvic inflammatory disease).
- Painful pelvic, heavy, irregular, frequent or infrequent periods, Polycystic ovaries, Effect of hormone replacement therapy
- Endometriosis, Endometrial thickness, History of fibroid, Infertility,
- Abnormal vaginal bleeding or discharge, Vaginal bleeding after menopause, Spotting between periods, Endometrial polyp
- Detection of tumours and cancers, or coil position
- Pain and/or bleeding during or after sexual intercourse
- Have a family history of abdominal and pelvic issues
- Difficulty conceiving or have had recurrent miscarriages
- Scan your Liver, Gallbladder, Pancreas, Abdominal Aorta, Spleen, Kidneys, Uterus, Ovaries, fallopian tubes and all other surrounding tissues.
- Take your relevant medical history
- Provide up to 10 minutes consultation
- Explain all findings during and after your ultrasound scan
- Write an official scan report within 24 hrs, with related images included in the report
- Recommend a follow-up ultrasound scan if necessary
- Offer GP or specialist referral and a Blood Test if needed
- Benign or malignant findings in liver, kidneys, spleen, pancreas, uterus, ovaries, lining of the womb, including kidney stones and gallstones.
- Fluid collection in the abdominal or pelvic cavity
- Obstruction and cause of obstruction in any abdominal or pelvic organs
- Enlargement or inflammation of the abdominal and pelvic organs
- Enlarged lymph nodes
- Abdominal Aorta dilation (Aneurysm) or stenosis
- Uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts, PCOS, endometrial polyps, fluid-filled fallopian tubes
- Uterine malformations (the shape of the womb may vary)
- Adenomyosis and/or endometriosis
- You will be asked be fasting at least 4-6 hours before your abdominal ultrasound scan appointment (please exclude having tea, coffee, or porridge)
- You must finish drinking one litre of water one hour before your appointment
- If you have diabetes, please eat and drink as usual.
- If you are on medication, please take your medicines on time.
Please add your requested screening ultrasound, blood test or health check-up while you are booking your ultrasound scan appointment.