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I am having a transvaginal ultrasound in a couple hours. Should I have a full bladder? The RE's office did not specify and they are out to lunch currently.

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I've had two transvaginal ultrasounds and each time they had me empty my bladder before the ultrasound.

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Yup, empty bladder!
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I've had two transvaginal ultrasounds and each time they had me empty my bladder before the ultrasound.
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Yup, empty bladder!
Thanks! I have to pee so badly and have been holding it until I got an answer!
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Empty your bladder! I have had 12 transvag ultrasounds this preg (yes, 12, long story), and they need your bladder to be empty to get accurate measurements.
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