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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Rupp
34 years experience Radiology
Rarely.: Rare allergies. Very rare nsf if poor kidney function.
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
22 years experience Radiology
Yes but rare: Mri contrast can have side effects but they are extremely rare. Contrast side effects are more common with ct.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Check out this: link: http://www.radiologyinfo.org/mobile/en/safety/index.cfm?pg=sfty_contrast
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Curry
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Radioactive Dyes or: 'tracers' are special dyes usually given through an IV as part of a nuclear medicine study. Tracers contain a small amount of a radioactive isotope t ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Dye for angiogram: 43F from CA asks bout dye and safety for kidneys. They do not use a 'dye". It is a contrast material not a dye. Called a dye by the uninitiated. Got c ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
More specifics: What procedure is being done? Do you know the dye/ contrast material? If you provide us with more information via a re-submission we can give you a b ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Horng
20 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
should not: The radioactive dye should be sterile and not cause infection. However, if the site of injection is not cleaned properly or the IV used for the inject ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Very low if U have--: -never had the same dye B4. Many times it contains iodine. So iodine so if allergy B sure U inform the tech right away. Otherwise it's pretty safe, in ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Gurr
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
MRI anxiety: Having an MRI is scary to many people. As far as I know, there are no real side effects to MRI's. As long as you do not have metal in your body, you w ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
No significant risks: The equipment may be closed and narrow causing claustrophobia in some, and the high intensity magnets might slightly increase body temperature transie ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Buchanan
12 years experience Radiology
Very safe: All fda approved MRI contrast agents are very safe in people with adequate renal function. Much safer than ct contrast. The incidence of serious alle ... Read More
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