How to Prepare

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How to Prepare

 

Trans-rectal

1) Purchase a FLEET ENEMA from a pharmacy. Follow the instructions in the package. Take the ENEMA two hours before the appointment time.

2) Drink 4 large glasses (1 litre) of water 1 hour before your appointment. Do NOT go to the washroom until after the examination is complete.

Prostate

Drink 4 large glasses (1 litre) of water 1 hour before your appointment. Do NOT go to the washroom until after the examination is complete.

Abdomen

Includes studies of the GALL BLADDER, PANCREAS, SPLEEN, LIVER, KIDNEYS, and AORTA:

Morning appointment (before 1pm): No solid foods or liquids after midnight. We require you to have an empty stomach.

Afternoon appointment (after 1pm) – You may eat a light breakfast (dry toast, black tea or coffee, juice) before 8:00am.  No dairy products. Do not eat lunch, as we require you to have an empty stomach.

Pelvis or Obstetrical

You must drink  4 glasses (1 litre) of water. You must have completed drinking the water 1 hour before your appointment. Do not go to the washroom as you must have a full bladder for this examination. You may eat regularly.

Sonohysterogram

You must have a full bladder. You must have completed drinking 32 oz/1 litre (four large glasses of water) 1 hour before your appointment. Take two Advil 1 hour before your appointment. Please bring with you a sanitary pad. Exam is to be done 10 days after your menstrual cycle.