Upper abdomen ultrasound, what's he looking for?

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by hugs4evry1, Jan 15, 2007.

  1. hugs4evry1

    hugs4evry1 New Member

    Just curious...I had my appt with the German Endo this past week and he also did an ultrasound on my neck (thyroid, I'm sure) and up on my abdomen (sp?) between my ribs.

    My question is, what's he looking for in that area?

    Thanks all....


    Nancy B.
  2. kriket

    kriket New Member

    looking for gallstones??? Just a guess.

  3. acer2000

    acer2000 New Member

    If hes an endo hes probably looking at your pancreas or adrenal glands. Those fall under their jurisdiction. Although typically an abdominal ultrasound looks at the liver/spleen/stomach/aorta/etc... Those are my thoughts...
  4. hugs4evry1

    hugs4evry1 New Member

    He was looking up at the place where the ribs almost meet in the upper abdomen. Almost trying to get under the ribs too.


    Nancy B
  5. Mini4Me

    Mini4Me New Member

    Perhaps you could call and ask him.
    Keep us posted.

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