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Are there any risks of having a cystourethrogram on the bladder?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
A cystourethrogram is a safe procedure, but you may react to the iodine-based dye with vomiting, hot flashes or nausea. A simple antihistamine should relieve those reactions. Very rarely have people experienced breathing difficulties, low blood pressure, swelling of the mouth or throat, or even cardiac arrest.

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