If you’re pregnant or have symptoms of a gynecological condition, you should get an ultrasound. Ultrasounds can help your doctor diagnose and prevent pelvic problems and keep track of your baby’s development. The compassionate team of obstetricians and gynecologists at Capital Women’s Care, located in Laurel and Silver Spring, Maryland, offer the latest advancements in ultrasound technology, including 3D and 4D ultrasounds. To learn more, call or book an appointment online today.
An ultrasound is a diagnostic imaging or therapeutic technique that allows your provider to:
Your doctor may use an ultrasound to view your reproductive organs, ensure your baby is developing properly, or in conjunction with surgical procedures. While X-rays can expose you to radiation, ultrasound will not.
Ultrasounds are noninvasive imaging procedures that shouldn’t cause you any discomfort. A technician places a transducer on the skin near your abdomen to create images from sound waves that bounce off tissues in your body.
Your doctor may recommend one of several ultrasound procedures based on your condition, such as:
When you’re ready to learn more about how an ultrasound can improve the health of you or your baby, call Capital Women’s Care or book an appointment online.