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USG Whole Abdomen Test in Mumbai

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104,105 - Asmi Dreams, Junction of S.V. Road & M.G. Road, Opp Vijay Sales, Goregaon (West), Mumbai - 400104
@ Rs 719

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Ground Floor, Shop No.34-38, Gayatri Satsang Building, Behind Vishnu Shivam Mall, Thakur Village, Kandivali (East), Mumbai - 400101
@ Rs 719

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B-1, Vikas Paradise Comm, Below Axis Bank, LBS Marg, Near Santoshi Mata Mandir, Mulund, Mumbai - 400080
@ Rs 1429

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Shop No.03 Ground Floor, Raghuleela Mall Behind Poisar Bus Depot, Kandivali West, Mumbai - 400067
@ Rs 929

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Sea Bird Medicare Powai, 102-104, Gateway Plaza, Central Avenue Road, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai 400076, Mumbai, Maharashtra
@ Rs 929

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Shop No 3/A Ground, Indraprastha, Vyapaari Sankul Chs, Near Westside, Amar Mahar, Chembur West, Ghatkopar East, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400089
@ Rs 1579

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Ground Floor, Bharat Kunj, Building No.5, 9th Khetwadi Ln, Near to Jain Mandir, Khetwadi, Girgaon, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400004
@ Rs 1499

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USG is a painless and safe imaging technique that is mainly used for capturing images of certain internal parts of the body. Having a closer look and fetching information about the organs in the abdominal cavity is the prime purpose of performing an USG whole abdomen. Some of the organs that are checked through a USG whole abdomen in Mumbai are liver, gallbladder, kidneys, pancreas, spleen etc. As a matter of fact, this test can effectively help to detect the chances of abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Although both USG and X-ray are imaging techniques, there is a bit of difference between these two. High frequency sound waves are used in USG, on the other hand, a small amount of radiation is used in X-ray. The best thing about an ultrasound test is, it can capture real-time images. It means, It can record movement of organs as well as the flow of blood through the blood vessels. This test is most commonly used when it becomes necessary to view and examine the fetus of any pregnant woman. If the medical experts somehow suspect that you may have one of these below-mentioned conditions, then they can suggest you to go for this particular test. Some of those conditions may include,

  • Fluid in abdominal cavity
  • Blood clot
  • Enlarged organ
  • Liver cancer
  • Kidney stone
  • Pancreatitis
  • Hernia
  • Kidney blockage
  • Gallstone
  • Tumor
  • Appendicitis
  • Pyloric stenosis
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm

As mentioned before, no use of radiation is involved in the USG whole abdomen test process, so there are no risks associated with this test. Although no other preparations are required before appearing for this test, you can be suggested to fast for 8-12 hours before you appear for a USG whole abdomen. A major reason why ultrasound tests are recommended to pregnant women is that ultrasound tests don't cause any kind of harm to the fetus. As a matter of fact, there are certain factors that can interfere with the USG test result. For example, severe obesity, extreme amounts of intestinal gas, barium leftovers in the intestine or food in the stomach are some of those mentionable factors. It is necessary to check for these factors before the test process takes place. Take a glance at how exactly this particular test is performed.

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How is the USG whole abdomen test performed?

Firstly, you will be asked to remove all kinds of jewelry as well as metal objects that you are carrying. Then you will be provided a gown and you have to go through the test procedure wearing that gown. Then you will be asked to lie down on a table. Right after you lie down, one healthcare professional will be applying a certain type of lubricating gel on your abdomen, which is known for preventing air pocket formation between the ultrasound transducer and your skin.

After the gel is applied, the transducer is used to send high frequency waves of sound through your body. The high frequency sound wave is used for the purpose of capturing images. You may feel a bit of discomfort during this test process if you are already suffering from abdominal pain. You must inform the technician if the pain keeps getting critical during the test process.

However, the previously applied gel will be removed soon after the test process is done. The ultrasound images will be interpreted by the radiologists and pathology experts. You should have a brief consultation with your doctor to know if any abnormalities have been found in the test report.

It’s not really a big deal these days to get world class USG test facilities as an USG whole abdomen test price in Mumbai is really reasonable in so many genuine and reliable pathology labs. Health conditions like gallstones, kidney blockage or fluid in abdominal cavity may turn extremely serious if not detected or treated at the right time, so don’t delay to appear for this test if your doctor has already suggested going for this test.

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