csteven wrote:I have the same worry. After my post-surgery chemo (oxyplatinum) the kidney doctor said it damaged my kidneys. I'm at 41% filtration rate. I'm also supposed to do a CAT scan before my reversal surgery, but I'm scared to do further damage.
mpbser wrote:Use supplements that 1) support kidney health and 2) chelate heavy metals.
susie0915 wrote:My oncologist always tells me to drink a lot of water on the days before my scan, and my cancer center gives me a bottle of water for contrast before the scan, but does still do an IV contrast.
Ron50 wrote:After 21 years of survival with numerous scans and a heap of scopes done with fleet prep , my kidneys are toast. I suffer from nephrotic syndrome of the kidneys . I take cyclosporine twice a day. I have moderate to severe neuropathy of both feet and legs. I suffer auto immune oedema ( not related to nephrotic syndrome or congestive heart failure). I take lasik every day. my heart has been compromised by 5fu. I suffer around 11000 premature ectopic beats a day and have been dxed with atrial flutter and atrial fib. I take warfarin daily, Surviving survival is not easy. Ron.
My oncologist raised a concern about image quality in case of an abdominal CT Scan without contrast, not MRI. I’ll ask him about MRI. Did you do the CT Scan with contrast injection or without?
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