Lump and Bump
London Private Ultrasound (LPU) offers a lumps and bumps ultrasound scan to the male and female patients over 18 years old.
The lumps and bumps ultrasound scan is a non-invasive, available, low-priced, and quick diagnostic imaging technique. It is one of the most common types of ultrasound scans requested for the evaluation of soft-tissue masses.
The most common causes of lumps are; Lipomas, Sebaceous cysts, Ganglion Cyst, Haematoma, Lymph node, or different kinds of Masses, tumours, Cancers, or Cysts. Ultrasound is the first-line method for soft-tissue masses evaluation.
Nature of the Lumps and Bumps, their vascularity, evaluation of their changes, or follow-up after treatment are the most common reasons to have a lump and bump Ultrasound diagnostic examination.
Lump and bump ultrasound scan includes a comprehensive evaluation of the lump and adjacent structures to diagnose the nature of the lump, size, shape, and it’s vascularity.
Here we provide a few questions and answers to offer you more information about your lump and bump private ultrasound scan:
If you are experiencing one of the following conditions, you will need to have Lumps and Bumps ultrasound scan;
Having a swelling, bulging or lump on your body
Having pain or discomfort in your lump, bulging or swelling
Significant sudden change in the shape, size, colour or general appearance of the previously known lump, Bulging or swelling
Swelling following of a trauma
In this scan we will
perform a comprehensive evaluation of the suspected lump and bump, and adjacent structures with ultrasound to diagnose the nature of the lump, size, shape, and it’s vascularity. (A lump is usually a bulged, swollen, painful, or symptomatic part of your body, that can be anywhere in your body)
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 after your scan or within 24 hrs, with appropriate images included in the report
Recommend a follow-up ultrasound scan if necessary
Offer GP or specialist referral and a Blood Test if needed
Lumps and Bumps ultrasound scan includes a comprehensive evaluation of suspected region and adjacent structures to find ;
Suspected Lumps and Bumps.
The nature of the lump
Evidence of vessel in the lump
Changes in the lump after treatment
And differentiate common types of Lumps and Bumps;
Or other life-threatening diseases in the scanned area
In some cases, we will recommend a relevant blood tests.
There is no essential preparation for this scan.
Our Ultrasound Specialists will explain the procedure before your scan. You will be guided to lie on your back on the examination couch or sit on the chair and expose the suspected Lumps and Bumps regions.
A small amount of water-based gel will be applied to the examined area of your body.
Our specialist will move the probe on your skin to produce diagnostic ultrasound images. You will not feel any discomfort during your ultrasound scan.
A Lumps and Bumps ultrasound scan is regularly completed within 15-20 minutes.
Our Sonographer will recommend the best course of action, depending on the ultrasound scan findings.
You will receive your results verbally after the scan. However, the Sonographer will examine the relevant images after your appointment and prepare a written report after your scan or within 24 hours with any recommended actions. The report will be sent to you so that you can discuss the findings with your doctor, if required.
There are no risks or side effects associated with the Lumps and Bumps ultrasound scan. Ultrasound does not use any radiation, which is why doctors prefer to use them to check on developing babies in pregnant women.
Urgent health conditions can happen at any time of the day or night. In London Private Ultrasound, we offer emergency lumps and bumps ultrasound service late evenings, during weekends, Saturdays, or Sundays.
Please call 07414165515 to book your urgent lumps and bumps ultrasound appointment now. (Terms and conditions apply)
Combining your ultrasound scan with one of our screening tests will give you a better picture of your health. We will recommend any beneficial screenings when you book online and will also recommend any further tests or screenings after your ultrasound scan.
Please add your requested screening ultrasound, blood test, or health check-up while you are booking your ultrasound scan appointment.