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What are he resons for avoiding alcohol after a ct angiography with contrast?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
See below: Moderate alcohol intake is not harmful. CT contrast agent is hard on the kidneys and excessive alcohol, which acts as a diuretic, can potentially be a double threat to your kidney health.
Last updated Jun 9, 2017
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