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I just wanted to know can ivp test detect problems with the gall bladder?

I just wanted to know can ivp test detect problems with the gall bladder?

No: IVP's are rarely done today and evaluate the kidneys. An ultrasound is safe and the standard of care for evaluation of the gallbladder. ...Read more

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Ivp (Definition)

Intra venous pyelogram.It is xray test for the kidneys.A dye is injected in the vein and xray pictures of kidneys are taken due to new imaging like cat scan and ultrasound tests, ivp is not ...Read more


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Can an ivp dye test cause extreme itching under your skin?

Can an ivp dye test cause extreme itching under your skin?

Yes: If you are allergic to the dye, this is possible. Tell your doctor. ...Read more

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In what circumstances does an ivp test get done in pregnancy?

In what circumstances does an ivp test get done in pregnancy?

IVP: In rare, complicated cases of kidney stones, a single shot ivp can be performed to document stone presence and/or location. I personally have not needed to do this in many years. ...Read more

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Husb. Had ivp thurs. Stopped metform. Creatinine test not read because doc unavailable. Blood glucose now over 400. Gave insulin. Can i give metformin?

Husb. Had ivp thurs. Stopped metform. Creatinine test not read because doc unavailable. Blood glucose now over 400. Gave insulin. Can i give metformin?

Call your doctor: You should call your doctor, or if you cannot reach them consider and urgent care or emergency room visit. There are many things that may affect this sugar so it would be wrong to give you an answer without knowing all of the information. ...Read more

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Do I have to get some blood tests before doing an intravenous pyelography ivp?

Do I have to get some blood tests before doing an intravenous pyelography ivp?

Yes: The dye used for an ivp can be harmful to the kidney; the risk for harm is greater if you have reduced kidney function or diabetes. If there is any concern that you have actual kidney disease, your level of kidney function should be evaluated by checking the creatinine level in your blood. Ultrasound or noncon ct may provide similar information without contrast dye. ...Read more

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What is an ivp scan?

X ray with iv dye: X rays of kidneys and renal tract before and injecting intravenous dye. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ivp?

What is the definition or description of: ivp?

Intra Venous Pyelogr: Intra venous pyelogram.It is xray test for the kidneys.A dye is injected in the vein and xray pictures of kidneys are taken due to new imaging like cat scan and ultrasound tests, ivp is not done much these days. ...Read more

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What is an ivp looking for?

What is an ivp looking for?

Urinary Tract: An ivp is a test looking for abnormalities of the urinary tract. This includes the kidneys, ureters, and bladder. ...Read more

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And what particular area of the body are ivp scans shields used for?

And what particular area of the body are ivp scans shields used for?

Radiation protection: Shields used during an ivp are meant to protect body parts which are sensitive to radiation. These include the genitalia and thyroid. ...Read more

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What exactly is an ivp scan looking for?

What exactly is an ivp scan looking for?

Kidney: Drainage by ureters and bladder primarily. Can see renal masses or cysts. Can see if there are problems with renal function. See radiologyinfo.Org. ...Read more