Scrotal Ultrasound

 

ScrotalUltrasoundHigh-resolution ultrasound imaging is the primary screening modality for most testicular pathology. Ultrasound is used to evaluate the scrotum for inflammatory processes, tumor detection, trauma, torsion, hernia or undescended testis.

Frequently Asked Questions about Scrotal Ultrasound

Will an ultrasound of the scrotum be painful?

No, many times an ultrasound of the scrotum is requested because of scrotal pain, but the ultrasound will not cause scrotal pain. An ultrasound uses very light pressure from the transducer and should not cause pain. 

Is there any prep before a scrotal ultrasound?

No there is no prep required before having a scrotal ultrasound.

Is the Radiologist who reads the exam a network provider?

Sound Health Imaging contracts with Capital Radiology to interpret the ultrasound exams. We pay the radiologist for the interpretation, so the patient does not get a second bill from interpreting physician.

How do I schedule my ultrasound appointment at Sound Health Imaging?

You have a choice where your ultrasound is done. Tell your healthcare provider that you would like to have your ultrasound scheduled at Sound Health Imaging. Or you can call our office and make your ultrasound appointment and then bring your Doctor’s order with you at the time of exam.

How long does it take for my doctor to get the results of my exam?

Our goal is for your referring health care provider to receive the Ultrasound report the next business day following your appointment.

Are you a network provider for Blue Cross and Blue Shield and New West Insurance companies?

Yes, we are premium providers for both Blue Cross and New West and bill all major insurances including Medicaid and Medicare.