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What are the side effects of ct scan dye?

In very rare cases, this dye has been known to damage already weakened kidneys! It is important to let the X-ray doctors or technicians know if you have any allergies, asthma or kidney trouble, prior to having the X-ray dye injected! on! Any Suggestions here?

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  1. Delphia Reply:

    Side Effects of Contrast Dye. A patient receiving a CT scan is typically required to take a contrast dye that makes organs, blood vessels and tissues more Source:http://www.ehow.com/facts_5523370_side-effects-contrast-dye.html

  2. Kristel Reply:

    Jan 11, 2009 What are the side effects of CT scan and MRI scan dye? Posted by Ravi Sohal on Wed, Sep 23, 2009. Email This Email Article. Tweet

  3. Katharyn Reply:

    What are the side effects of contrast dye? I had severe diarrhea, vomiting and severe gas pains. What are the side effects of ct scan on 6 months old baby?

  4. Nanci Reply:

    None really, since the radiation from the machine is shielded away from the environment and operating personal. Source:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_the_effects_of_CT_scans_on_the_environment

  5. Paola Reply:

    A form of medical diagnostic imaging that obtains very detailed graphical images, such as of internal organs and parts of your body, is called computed tomography (CT), or known commonly as computerized axial tomography (CAT scan). Source:http://www.ehow.com/facts_5529301_side-effects-cat-scan.html

  6. Maryrose Reply:

    I wonder that also. My 4 months old fell on his head and the doctors said it’s our decision if we want a cat scan. They said he looks ok, but they can never be 100% sure, but studies have showed that babies that had a cat scan at a very you… Source:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_the_side_effects_of_ct_scan_on_6_months_old_baby

  7. Inger Reply:

    Your question was posed 4 days ago – do you still want answers?? I will check back tomorrow! Promise!——-Okay, its been a couple of days – do you still want to know??1) Usually iodine, sometimes something similar2) Side effects include a feeling of warmth and flushing3) You will know immediately4) Depends on how allergic you are! If you are seriously allergic, they will fix it right away! If not, you will just get itchy5) No6) About 2 days, less if you drink lots of water and pee alotSo how did it go?? Its nothing, right??

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