What it’s Like to Get a Kidney Stone Ultrasound
You might be living with kidney stones and not even know it. Many people live with kidney stones and are symptom-free. But when you start having sharp pain deep in your back or your side, you may need a kidney stone ultrasound to help diagnose the problem. From the ultrasound images, a radiologist can clearly see the stones – which show up as white spots. With this information, your doctor can determine the best next steps for your treatment to help you feel better. So if your doctor says you need a kidney stone ultrasound, here’s what to expect:
About Dr. Leifer
David M. Leifer, M.D. is a board certified abdominal and body imaging radiologist practicing at Center for Diagnostic Imaging in Texas. Read his full bio here.
Center for Diagnostic Imaging centers in the Dallas/Fort Worth area are operated by Methodist CDI, a Texas non-profit corporation, and are staffed by independently practicing physicians who are contracted by Methodist CDI. The physicians and staff who provide services at the imaging centers are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System or any of its afﬁliated hospitals.
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