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Kidney Ultrasound


A kidney ultrasound is a test that uses sound waves to make images of your kidneys. Your healthcare provider will look at the shape, size, and position of your kidneys. A kidney ultrasound does not expose you to radiation.


Follow up with your healthcare provider as directed:

You may need to return to talk about your test results. Write down your questions so you remember to ask them during your visits.

Contact your healthcare provider if:

  • You have new signs or symptoms.
  • You have questions or concerns about your condition or care.

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