Allergic reactions to the dye anxiety pertaining to the procedure birth defects increased risk of cancer.
Ct scan side effects diarrhea.
Problems from a single ct scan are rare.
Mild diarrhea can be a result of the oral contrast but should resolve relatively quickly.
The most common ct scan side effects are.
Vomiting and nausea abdominal cramps diarrhea constipation.
Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them.
Constipation or diarrhea cramping other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients.
Still your doctor may want to watch you for a short time after.
Trouble breathing rapid heart rate swelling of your throat or other body parts.
If you notice any other effects check with your healthcare professional.
You can have a ct scan done in a hospital or an outpatient facility.
The use of ct scans has increased significantly over the last 20 years.
However there can be side effects and 10 of these side effects are listed below.
One should be prepared to experience side effects such as headache fatigue weakness etc after undergoing a ct scan with contrast.
For some ct oral contrast is given.
Most of the time the reaction is mild.
Side effects if any due to oral and rectal ct scan may include constipation and minor headache.
Some people are allergic to the contrast materials.
Ct scanners are shaped like a large doughnut standing on its side.
Oral ct scan contrast media has a high osmololar formula so it can cause diarrhea as a side effect which is actually quite common depending on the quantity consumed and how sensitive your bowels.
In the united states about 72 million ct scans were performed in 2007 with more than 80 million in 2015.
Diarrhea would not be a common side effect of iv contrast for ct says dr.
The number of ct scans performed is increasing.
The whole process typically takes about 30 minutes.
You lie on a narrow motorized table that slides through the.