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I had to take one dose of gastrographin for a CT scan tomorrow morning, then had diarrhea. Should I be worried?
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Dr. Garry Choy
Radiology
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In brief: No
Gastrograffin is a highly "osmolar" compound meaning it attracts water - specifically into the lumen of the gut so it is very common to have watery stools and diarrhea afterwards.

In brief: No
Gastrograffin is a highly "osmolar" compound meaning it attracts water - specifically into the lumen of the gut so it is very common to have watery stools and diarrhea afterwards.
Dr. Garry Choy
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Dr. Carl Decker
Radiology
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In brief: No..
Gastrographin is high osmolar - meaning it has high capacity to draw in water. That is most likely why you had the episode of diarrhea.

In brief: No..
Gastrographin is high osmolar - meaning it has high capacity to draw in water. That is most likely why you had the episode of diarrhea.
Dr. Carl Decker
Dr. Carl Decker
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