What to Expect from a CT Exam with Contrast

Hopefully, your doctor told you ahead of time that you would be getting contrast during your CT exam. Contrast is a medication that you drink. It can also be injected into your vein. The contrast helps highlight things inside your body, especially your Gastrointestinal tract, for the pictures taken during your CT scan. Watch this story to find out exactly what you can expect if you find out you need contrast: