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Friday, March 27, 2015
Contrast induced reaction
How long can a Contrast reaction stay, Doctors say that in many cases it stays for 4 weeks, in worst case scenario how long can it stay.
Severe reactions to radiocontrast media occur within 5-10 minutes, Occasionally skin reactions occur hours later and may persist for days or weeks later. Rarely kidney involvement may occur and this can be a very serious complication.
I Leonard Bernstein, MD
Clinical Professor Emeritus
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati