Thanks Sue it was his 2 yearly check .Biopsy Monday of a dark patch found at last flexi in November We asked if we should cancel our 4week holiday but were told no it could wait as possibly damage from 24 bcg so hopefully all will be ok However as Monday approaches anxiety ramps up
Hope all good with you
Hi Jane, last scan they wouldn't let me have the dye but surgeon wants it if possible for the one this Sunday.
The dye is iodine based but I have not suffered a reaction as a kid when iodine was applied as a topical treatment .
I didn't know I was sensitive to iodine until I looked after a patient who needed an iodine based treatment in his bath.I wish you well for your scan.Jane XX
I hope all goes well on Monday
Wilbert, most likely it’s due to BCG cos that’s a lot he’s had, he’s done so well. So yes go on your holiday and enjoy. We go to Benidorm on Sat just for a week and the weather forecasts not good lol x
Hope the weather improves for your holiday. I lived in Benidorm years ago in the last century, great days
I know I'm a bit late but I had a reaction to the red dye from the CT scan some years back, although I'd had the scan previously with no effects. Within half hour my eyes began watering so I could barely open them, & my throat felt like it was closing up. I rang the hospital & they said it was a slight reaction, I mentioned it to a nurse later on & she said it was anaphlaxis. They told me not to have another as there's other tests they can do. I felt so ill with it.
Following my second TURBT recently I needed another ct scan and surgeon requested it with contrast dye. Scan peeps said no and had the scan without which was of no use.
Now having a PET scan, which I imagine is far more expensive and time consuming.
Cant believe there is no other contrast dye available. On line various articles say they can give medication before or after to help counteract problem, yet seems not available .
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