Instructions for adults. Please call for instructions for patients under the age of 18.
You may eat and drink as usual and take all necessary medications. However, it is important that you do NOT wear any deodorants, powders, lotions, creams, or perfumes on your chest or under the arm the day of your exam. Wearing a two-piece outfit is suggested.
No food or drink except medications and sips of water after midnight for morning exams. For afternoon exams, no food or drink except medications and sips of water 8 hours prior to exam. No coffee, gum, or smoking.
Drink 32 oz. water 1 hour prior to exam time. Patient is to have a full bladder upon arrival for the exam to adequately visualize the pelvic organs trans-abdominally. The Patient may eat a normal diet. Do not empty bladder.
Drink 32 oz. water 1 hour prior to exam to exam time so that a full bladder can be imaged if necessary. Patient may eat a normal diet.
There is no prep prior to a bone scan. The patient may eat, drink and take medications.