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+6/-6 ionic/non-ionic stuff

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  • Posted By: Mikmik
  • April 22, 2009
  • 02:15 PM

I've been suffering from bronchial asthma for years. Last year I undergo ct scan. During that time my doctor ask me if I'm an asthmatic & I told her 'yes', she requested for a serum creatinine test before the ct scan, they took some blood from me & after an hour the doctor found out that they should use a non-ionic stuff and said that I'm allergic, I don't know what that stuff is but she told me that it is important because if they got mistaken in injecting medicine or drugs to me, it could damage my kidney. What bothers me is the serum creatinine result and I don't know why they used a non-ionic stuff. It indicates a +6 or -6 result, I can barely recall. Can someone explain to me what does it means? And what's the difference between ionic & non-ionic drugs in undergoing CT Scan. Thanks!

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