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CT scan next Monday

Following on from having a chest x-ray last week I'm booked in for a CT scan of my chest and abdomen which includes me being injected with contrast dye. I have received a letter from the hospital explaining the procedure and also mentioning that two hours before hand I should drink a litre of water. What I'd like to know is should I use my inhalers prior to the scan or not.

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Hi NicYou should be able to use your inhaler. Your appointment letter will list a number to ring if you have any questions I suggest you give them a ring. I have always found them very helpful.

Regards

Andy

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I have had an awful lot of CT and PET Scans and have never been asked not to take my inhalers. They will not affect the results at all.

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Thanks for that 2greys.

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