This test uses sound waves to create images of the organs in the abdomen.
An abdominal ultrasound uses sound waves to create detailed images of the organs in the abdomen (such as the liver, gallbladder, and kidneys). Your healthcare provider may order this test to look for the cause of abdominal pain, swelling or other symptoms.
Here are some things you should know before having this test.
What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?
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