At North Scottsdale Women's Care we have an in-office ultrasound. It is a non-invasive imaging technique that uses sound waves to create images of the reproductive area or the breast tissue. It doesn't use radiation and is considered a great tool for diagnosing.
An ultrasound scan uses high-frequency sound waves to make an image of a person's internal body structures.
For most people, a standard ultrasound does not hurt. The procedure involves using a handheld device called a transducer that emits sound waves. The transducer is moved across the skin, which has been coated with a special gel to help improve the quality of the images and to allow smooth movement of the transducer. Here are a few things to note about the sensation and comfort during an ultrasound: