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Can a person be allergic to carotid ultrasound?

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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
6 doctors agree

In brief: The gel?

It is impossible to be allergic to the actual ultrasound waves.
It may be possible to be allergic to the ultrasound gel. Ask to use a different gel if you are having a skin reaction.

In brief: The gel?

It is impossible to be allergic to the actual ultrasound waves.
It may be possible to be allergic to the ultrasound gel. Ask to use a different gel if you are having a skin reaction.
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: Unlikely

Can maybe be allergic to gell used to help image better.

In brief: Unlikely

Can maybe be allergic to gell used to help image better.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Matt Malkin
Anesthesiology

In brief: No

Ultrasound is the application of sound waves, similar to use in imaging heart and in obstetrics.
No drugs given, though you may have skin sensitivity to either the imaging gel or technician's gloves.

In brief: No

Ultrasound is the application of sound waves, similar to use in imaging heart and in obstetrics.
No drugs given, though you may have skin sensitivity to either the imaging gel or technician's gloves.
Dr. Matt Malkin
Dr. Matt Malkin
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