Risks related to the injection of the dye (contrast medium) may include:
There is low radiation exposure. However, most experts feel that the risk of most x-rays is smaller than other risks we take every day. Pregnant women and children are more sensitive to the risks of the x-ray.
The dye (contrast medium) can stay in the lymph nodes for up to 2 years.
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