Breast Imaging Lifespan Medical Imaging Breadcrumb Lifespan HomeLifespan Centers & ServicesBreast Imaging Preparing for Your Breast Imaging Exam Breast Imaging Preparing for Your Breast Imaging Exam Types of Exams Frequently Asked Questions COVID-19 Safety Copy URL to Clipboard URL COPIED! Print Preparing for Your Breast Imaging Exam Please leave any personal belongings (jewelry, glasses, etc.) at home when having an outpatient exam performed at any of our facilities to avoid misplacement. How should I prepare for a mammogram? Do not wear deodorant or antiperspirant on the day of your mammogram because they may interfere with the mammographic images. How should I prepare for an ultrasound guided breast biopsy? If you are on a prescription blood thinning medication such as Coumadin or have a medical condition that requires you to take aspirin, please consult your physician prior to scheduling this exam.