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Does ct or cat scan hurt?

No

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There is no pain unless it's difficult for you to lay flat, during a CT scan.
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Does it hurt to get a ct or cat scan done?

No

Need labs and intravenous dye for some. See radiologyinfo.org
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In a ct or cat scan, is the light off?

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The lights are on during the exam.
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Do I have to see a specialist to get a ct or cat scan ordered?

No

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No. Any licensed physician can order a CT or CAT scan. Nurse practitioners and physician assistants can order them too.
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Dr. Eric X. Wang answered:

Will the needle or I.V. hurt during the upper extremity ct scan with dye?

It shouldn't

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Once the IV is in, injecting fluid into your veins shouldn't hurt, as there are no pain receptions inside your vessels. In some cases the IV can "blow out" or infiltrate and the fluid will go AROUND the vessel and not into the vein. This can hurt and cause other complications. Elderly patients with fragile veins are the most at risk for IV infiltration.
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What to do if I need a ct-cat scan possible triple fusion operation on ankle?

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First get the scan done so you doctor can evaluate the bone structure and then discuss the treatment options for the problem
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Getting an angiogram CT scan tomorrow. Does the due they use hurt the kidneys or heart?

Only if...

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Your kidney function is already abnormal. The Iodine dye used can cause "Contrast Induced Nephropathy", but usually only if you have decreased kidney function already. Increasing fluid volume before and after exposure markedly reduces the chances of this, so don't go in dehydrated, but no water for 4 hours before the scan, anything else for 6 hours before. They should give you I.V. Fluids after.
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Dr. Michael Korona answered:

What to do if I am getting a ct scan and worried the shot they will inject barium will hurt?

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radiologyinfo.org for good discussion of radiology tests.
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Dr. Lali H. Sekhon answered:

Im sorry it was a ct scan and I have had numbness ever since they gave me the shot still hurts?

Don't know

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The ct from the dye should not cause numbness. Talk to whomever ordered the scan about what it showed.
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Ever sense I had my ct scan with dye my kidneys hurt .i have small stones and sponge kidneys.should I worry?

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The discomfort should be temporary.
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