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does the stuff from a pet scan cause nausea

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
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40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Almost: Used to assess function and structure of hepatobiliary tract (including gallbladder), wish you all the best
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
More info: An increase in what? Please re-ask with clarification.
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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
What is the question: Your question is incomplete. Can you please resubmit so that we can answer it
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
No: they are pretty benign. The radiation dose is small and it is promptly cleared.
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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No..: Not known to....
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
No, but...: A PET scan will not affect the kidneys at all, but if it is combined with a CT scan, called a PET-CT, the dye used in the CT portion can affect the ki ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
No: PET scans do not cause renal failure, unless a newer injectable agent caused an adverse reaction.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
No: No it will not cause harm when having Pet Scan as there is no magnetic field involved
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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
No, not really: It may be a benign cyst. These are common, not worth worrying about. Why did you have a CT scan done in the first place ? Do you have anything else wr ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
18 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Not enough info...: It is possible to have an abnormal scan at 5 years but I do not know enough about your history and what was abnormal in this scan. There are many sou ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
No: No.
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Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
So Why the test.: Tissues that are demonstrating a higher degree of metabolic activity will typically cause a greater degree of uptake to that tissue. In some situation ... Read More
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