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Is there any pain involved in a thoracic spine CT scan with dye?

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Dr. Sean MacKenzie
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: The IV

An IV is placed for ct scan with contrast.
This should be the only pain. The exception might be if you are having a ct myelogram, where dye/contrast is injected directly into you spinal fluid. This is not common.

In brief: The IV

An IV is placed for ct scan with contrast.
This should be the only pain. The exception might be if you are having a ct myelogram, where dye/contrast is injected directly into you spinal fluid. This is not common.
Dr. Sean MacKenzie
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