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Endocrine Associates of Connecticut
Endocrine Associates of Connecticut
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Frequently Asked Questions

Bone Density Test

Procedure Description:
Bone Density Test

What To Expect:
You will be comfortably positioned for 5 to 10 minutes, while we use low-dose X-rays to image your bones. This procedure is easy and painless.

Preprocedure:
Do not take your calcium supplement on the morning of your bone density test.

Postprocedure:
No special instructions.


Thyroid Ultrasound

Procedure Description:
Thyroid Ultrasound

What To Expect:
While you are resting comfortably, painless ultrasound images are taken of your thyroid gland. This procedure is easy and painless.

Preprocedure:
Nothing to eat or drink for one hour.

Postprocedure:
No special instructions.


Thyroid Biopsy

Procedure Description:
Thyroid Biopsy

What To Expect:
During this office procedure, a small needle will be used to obtain samples of your thyroid gland. For this procedure, local anaesthesia with lidocaine is usually employed.

Preprocedure:
Nothing to eat or drink for two hours.

Postprocedure:
No special instructions. If you experience any discomfort, swelling, or other concerning symptoms, please contact the office immediately.