San Antonio, TX Ultrasound Cost Comparison

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An Ultrasound in San Antonio costs $134 on average when you take the median of the 23 medical providers who perform Ultrasound procedures in San Antonio, TX. The least expensive Ultrasound in San Antonio is $30 for a Bone Ultrasound while the most expensive Ultrasound list price is $200 for a Pregnant Ultrasound. There are 16 different types of Ultrasound provided in San Antonio, listed below, and the price for each differs based upon your insurance type. As a healthcare consumer you should understand that prices of medical procedures vary and if you shop from the San Antonio providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Compare Ultrasound Providers in San Antonio, TX

Facility City Type
Physicians Stand Up MRI San Antonio Diagnostic Testing Facility
Southwest Diagnostic San Antonio Diagnostic Testing Facility
San Antonio Diagnostic Imaging San Antonio Diagnostic Testing Facility
South Texas Regional Medical Center Jourdanton Acute Care Hospital
Medina Community Hospital Hondo Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
Baptist Medical Center San Antonio Acute Care Hospital
Christus Santa Rosa Children's Hospital San Antonio Childrens Hospital
Mckenna Memorial Hospital New Braunfels Acute Care Hospital
Methodist Hospital San Antonio Acute Care Hospital
MRI Central San Antonio San Antonio Diagnostic Testing Facility
Bexar Imaging Center San Antonio Diagnostic Testing Facility
South Texas MRI San Antonio Diagnostic Testing Facility
Alamo City MRI San Antonio Diagnostic Testing Facility
Southwest General Hospital San Antonio Acute Care Hospital
Nix Medical Center San Antonio Acute Care Hospital
South Texas Radiology Imaging Centers San Antonio Diagnostic Testing Facility
Synergy Advanced Imaging New Braunfels Diagnostic Testing Facility
Concord Imaging San Antonio Diagnostic Testing Facility
Stone Oak MRI San Antonio Diagnostic Testing Facility
Guadalupe Valley Hospital Seguin Acute Care Hospital
Connally Memorial Medical Center Floresville Acute Care Hospital
University Hospital San Antonio Acute Care Hospital
Christus Santa Rosa Hospital - City Centre San Antonio Acute Care Hospital

Ultrasound Patient Preparation

Guidelines about eating and drinking before an Ultrasound exam vary at different facilities. Unless you are told otherwise, you may follow your regular daily routine and take medications as usual. Let your doctor or technician know if you are allergic to latex or anything else prior to the test. Wear comfortable clothing and possibly even older clothing because of the gel which may be applied to your skin and may get on your cloths. For a transabdominal Ultrasound, you will be asked to drink several glasses of water or other liquid one to two hours before the procedure. Do not empty your bladder until the procedure is over. For a transvaginal Ultrasound, you should empty your bladder right before the procedure.

What to expect during and after an Ultrasound Procedure

An Ultrasound is a relatively painless procedure. The only discomfort may come from the cool gel which is applied to the area being scanned. Most Ultrasound procedures can be performed in your physician’s office or a stand alone imaging center, on an outpatient basis, or as part of your stay in a hospital. Procedures may vary depending on your condition and the facilities particular practices. The overall preparation and test will take approximately 30 minutes not including waiting time.

Prior to starting the procedure, you will be asked to remove any clothing or jewelry or other objects which may interfere with the scan. If you are required to remove all your clothing you will be given a hospital gown to wear. Once ready to start the Ultrasound, for a transabdominal Ultrasound the technician will get you to lie down on your back on the examination table and expose the area being studied. For a transvaginal Ultrasound, the technician will ask you to lie down on your back with your feet and legs supported as for a pelvic examination. For a breast Ultrasound, the technician will ask you to lie flat on your back with your arms held over your head. The technician will then apply a gel like substance to the area being studied. For a transabdominal and breast Ultrasound, the transducer will be pressed against the skin and moved around over the area being studied. For a transvaginal Ultrasound, a long thin transducer will be inserted into the vagina and gently turned and angled towards the area being studied. If blood flow is being assessed, you may hear a "whoosh, whoosh" sound when the Doppler probe is used. Images of structures will be displayed on the computer screen. Images will be recorded on various media for the healthcare record.

Once the procedure has been completed, the gel will be removed. Your Ultrasound results will be interpreted by a trained doctor or technician and then discussed with you immediately following the procedure.

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