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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
20 years experience Radiology
24 hours: In a patient with normal renal function, contrast should be out of your system within 24 hours.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Are you sure.: If radio active iodine is used it is i-131 which has half life of less than 9days, then calculate every 9 days half of it will be eliminated in th ... Read More
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Depends: Oral or IV contrast. Oral few days. Iv day or two depending on type of contrast.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Maybe: If advanced lymphoma were present in the area of ct scan (abdomen), then yes. However, lymphoma could be in neck, chest, etc and be undetected. Some ... Read More
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Possibly: Lymphoma can occur almost anywhere in the body. It can also be small enough that no scans will pick it up. If you had swollen glands in your abdomen ... Read More
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Usually : Most of the time with lymphoma the abnormal lymph nodes because of size can be detected by cat scan with contrast.Lymphoma commonly occurs in chest a ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes and no: A ct scan of your abdomen should pick up a lymphoma unless: 1) the lymphoma is so small that it has not yet caused the lymph node to enlarge, or 2) th ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
29 years experience Emergency Medicine
It's mathematics: Any damage done at 3 weeks will occur in a cell that is still destined to divide into so many cells that they will make up too large a percentage of t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Akua Agyeman
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Probably fine: While this was not the best thing to happen as there is a fair amount of radiation that you get from CT scan, and we prefer not to expose the fetus to ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Concerned?: If I understand correctly you had a CT scan when you were not pregnant and now two weeks later you are pregnant according to the test. If your CT scan ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
10-14 days: A single-dose drug eruption typically lasts from 10 to 14 days - but that's assuming your rash was caused by the ct contrast medium; it could be one o ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
IV fluids: If your kidneys are functioning normally, you should pee it out in a few hours and will not have to worry about water intoxication.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Martinez
27 years experience Breast Surgery
Brain & leukemia: Among kids getting scanned, leukemia and excess brain tumors are most common.
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