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A 47-year-old male asked:

Patient had ct scan of heart&lungs on friday using contrast iodine.last night started rash now face swolen puffy glands up.started celestamine.advise?

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Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in Head and Neck Surgery
Rash: Should document in your medical records. If true allergy, cannot have iodine containing contrast ever. Could have anaphylactic reaction. Most are also allergic to shellfish. Might be good idea to keep Epipen. Prednisone tablets would be good as well, would need Rx

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