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Re: [IP] Re: angiography and/or laser

So would drinking a lot beforehand be ok?  Is there anything you can take
beforehand to keep from getting nauseated?

> Yes, I've had several of them done!  My doctor used a carrot dye so that
> was non allergenic.  The regular dye they used made patients want to vomit
> so he opted for this one.  I never had any problems with it except for
> urinating a day glo yellow.
> The more you drink, the faster the dye goes through your system.
> They first take some pictures without injecting the dye then they inject
> the dye and take a series of very fast pictures.
> The worst is trying to keep your eyes wide open and not blink while they
> are shooting a flash into your eyes but if you don't think about it and
> keep your eyes opened wide, it's no big deal.
> You might be seeing orange for a while, you know, like after someone takes
> a lot of flash pictures of you, only this is more intense as it is
> right into your eye, but it goes away quickly.
> It is a painless test and one that is pretty necessary to be specific in a
> good diagnosis.
> good luck.
> Kathy Bruckmeyer
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