Food and medications
Your doctor is likely to ask you:
- To fast for four hours before your HIDA scan. You might be allowed to drink clear liquids.
- About medications and supplements you take.
Clothing and personal items
You might be asked to:
- Change into a hospital gown
- Leave jewelry and other metal accessories at home or remove them before the procedure
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