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Can a CT scan contrast cause abdomen pain and back pain all day long.my husband had a scan for abd nd pelvis. Havin this pain the preceding day.

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine

In brief: Can.

Oral contrast can cause constipation which could lead to those symptoms.
Should resolve with time as long as the CT did not demonstrate something that could interfere. Can use a laxative if necessary and not contraindicated.

In brief: Can.

Oral contrast can cause constipation which could lead to those symptoms.
Should resolve with time as long as the CT did not demonstrate something that could interfere. Can use a laxative if necessary and not contraindicated.
Dr. Dan Fisher
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