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Prepare for a CT Scan

What should I wear?

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing for your CT examination. Metal and jewelry should be removed from the area that will be examined.

What should I tell the physician and staff?

Tell the physician and the CT staff if you:

  • Are allergic to iodine
  • Are or might be pregnant
  • Have a pacemaker
  • Take Metformin-containing medication

Do I need to do anything to prepare?

Please drink a minimum of eight glasses of water the night before and after the examination.