Private Hernia Ultrasound Scan

Ravenscroft Health offers Hernia Ultrasound services, aiding in the diagnosis of abdominal wall weaknesses and guiding treatment strategies for palpable bulging and discomfort.

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Our scan can identify organs or tissue pushing through weak spots in the abdominal wall, which can cause noticeable lumps. Common symptoms include pain, discomfort, or a burning sensation, which often lead to a diagnostic examination.

Combined imaging of abdominal and pelvic areas for a thorough examination of multiple organs.

Precise imaging to diagnose and evaluate the presence and severity of hernias.

Accurate assessment of kidney, bladder, and urinary tract health to detect stones, infections, and other issues.

Evaluation of pelvic organs to identify conditions such as ovarian cysts and uterine fibroids.

Comprehensive screening and diagnostic services for breast health, including ultrasound and clinical evaluations.

Detailed imaging of abdominal organs to diagnose and monitor conditions like liver disease and gallstones.

Why Choose Us?

  • No GP referral required.
  • Same day test results
  • High quality images
  • Recommendations and onward referrals to specialists and GP’s
  • Regulated by CQC

Hernia Ultrasound scan checks

  • Inguinal canal
  • Abdominal wall
  • Hernia Size and contents
  • Fluid collection
  • Inflammation
  • Any other Abnormalities


How much does Private Hernia Ultrasound Scan cost?

£150 for duration of 30 minutes.

Why may I need a Hernia scan?

If you are suspecting a hernia, abdominal bulge, groin bulge you will benefit from having a Hernia scan. 

It is important you specify the single area where you are feeling the bulge to ensure the best possibility to identify a hernia.

The scan will establish the type of hernia and contents of the hernia. 

Types of Hernia: 
  1. Epigastric hernias
  2. Femoral hernias
  3. Incisional hernias
  4. Inguinal hernias (75% of all hernias)
  5. Spigelian hernias
  6. Umbilical hernias
What preparation is needed before my appointment?

No preparation is required pre assessment.

What happens during the appointment?

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment. 

The sonographer will gather relevant information regarding your concerns. They will explain the procedure to you. 

It is important you specify the single area where you are feeling the bulge to ensure the best possibility to identify a hernia. 

You will be asked to expose the part where you feel the bulge. 

The specialist applies a clear gel onto your skin and moves a handheld scanner over the area. Images from the scanner are projected on a screen, and, from here, the specialist can see the hernia, identify the contents, and measure the size of a hernia if present. 

What happens after the appointment?

If there’s a small hernia, this is unlikely to be causing much symptoms but you can be reassured that there is nothing to worry about. If the hernia is larger or contains important organs like the intestines, you will be advised to see a medical professional to see if surgery is an option that may be of benefit. 

When will I receive the results?

The clinician will explain the ultrasound findings at the time of your scan. Following your appointment, a complete digital report of your Ultrasound examination will be emailed to you directly with any recommended actions.

What are the risks of Hernia ultrasound scan?

There are no risks or side effects associated with the Hernia ultrasound scan. Ultrasound does not use any radiation, here are no confirmed adverse biological effects on patients or instrument operators caused by exposures to ultrasound at the intensity levels used in diagnostic ultrasound.



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