WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
A gallium scan is a test to find growths, or areas of infection or swelling in your body.
Contact your healthcare provider if:
- You have new signs or symptoms.
- You have questions or concerns about your condition or care.
- Drink 6 to 8 eight-ounce glasses of liquids each day. This will help flush the tracer out of your body. The tracer leaves your body within about 2 days through your urine or bowel movements. Ask your healthcare provider which liquids are best for you.
- Wash your hands well with soap and water each time you urinate.
Follow up with your healthcare provider as directed:
Write down your questions so you remember to ask them during your visits.