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Can you drink alcohol 24 hours after having a ct scan? i had to drink contrast(not as much given my weight) and had dye injected during the scan.

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Dr. Andrew Duncanson
Dermatology 6 years experience
Yes: Yes, assuming that you are healthy and have normal kidney function you can drink alcohol 24h after a CT scan. The dye should all be eliminated from you body. Just remember that increasing fluid intake(water) decreased the possible harmful effects of contrast on your kidneys.

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