2 CTA & 9 head CT. Studies online say going to get brain cancer.upset.Thought only large radiation doses at once was bad. MD scared me over amount.
3 chest ct scans within a 5 month period (two within the same day). I was 25 at the time. Is it highly likely I could develop cancer from those scans?
3 yo had 6 chest X-ray as baby for pneumonia, CT of brain for fall, 4 X-ray of neck, adenoids today b/c he kept moving. I'm so worried about radiation?
30 y/o healthy male. Over the past ten years I have had several CT scans: 3 of my head as well as a CT myelogram. Is my cancer risk much higher?
7 days ago i had head injury. My city scan report was normal. But doctor tell me phenytoin 100mg and clonazapum .25for long time i afraid please help me
About 7-8 years ago I did a ct scan for my head
I don't know why I feel it may cause cancer I know that's stupid but I can't stop thinking about that ?
After head injury, if CT within 48 hours is normal, is it possible for a chronic subdural hematoma to develop later despite the normal initial CT scan?
Am asking for a PET scan post chemo cycle since the earlier CT never picked up the larger tumor at all. Surgery did.(?)
Angry that Doc ordered abd/plv CT scan and did not inform me that there is a slight increase risk of cancer. Scan was unnecessary. What should I do?
Any khnown registered person in the usa or even the world who got cancer or tumor from a CT scans radiation years later ? Any known case?
Any medical complications? Can perfusion scan cause coughing?
Are echocardiogram with contrast safe? What does it show? How long does the test take? Is it only larger hospitals that do this? Thanks in advance!
Are the concerns about radiation from imaging overhyped?Just read numerous articles stating you need way more msv than a nuclear scan to be concerned?
Are there any doctors in primary care offering the 64 CT heart scan?
Are there any statistics on flying and xray related cancers? Also what is the threshold for exposure per year?
Ask Dr about CT Coranary Artery 128 slice for checkup. She said CT=a lot of radiation. What is the problem with radiation? can i remove radiaton after
Bad when a pet scan takes a long time? My grandfather's pet scan was only scheduled to take 1 hour, but instead it took 4 hours. Is that a bad sign? It was the second pet scan he had after the first showed a malignant tumor.
Before I adopt a child is there a way to test a 1 or 2 year old for ADHD like with a cat scan, MRI or any other way?
Besides 30 pack year history, what are other reasons to recomend CT scan for lung cancer screening? Is this the most accurate predictor of risk?
Besides x-rays and cat scans to check for brain damage, can a doctor go any type of surgery for a cracked skull?
Calculated xray risk, 2% risk of cancer from 11 years CT (illness, accidents ). Drs told me body healed itself from xray. Upset.Feel mislead. Insight?
Can a clear CT be wrong if patient is obese?
Can a CT scan show if a male is able to have children if there had been an injury to the testicles?
Can a fetus be seen by two weeks in a CT scan hypothetically speaking?
Can a magnetic resonance imaging test have any bad effects on bady, if so, what could be such effects?
Can a pelvic ct scan affect sensibility to the penis?
Can a stable over 4 yrs lung nodule at 5mm grow to 1.6 mm in 12 months or be effected by a dental injected sedative the day before CT scan ?
Can a triple contrast show a history of hypertension. If yes then how.
Can a wide-open MRI machine be used for kidneys/abdomen? What r the chances a 5-yr-old could get through test w/o sedation? How risky is the sedation?
Can an MRI always detect a stroke ~5 days after?
Can anyone tell me if a Chest LD CT scan would also show any problems in the esophagus and stomach as well? as in tumor or something abnormal that is.
Can braces cause harm when going for a PET Scan ?
Can cat scans show hernias if patient is lying down instead of standing?
Can CT scan clearly pin point the location of colon perforation and determine the size of the hole, using color contrast drink?
Can CT scan of chest with contrast at the 30yr age gives cancer after 10 years. What i can do to prevent it. I have never smoked. Healthy vegetarian .
Can head CT scans in an infant cause radiation and learning disabilities?
Can I have sexual intercouse after I have a bone scan while the nuclear chemicals are still in my blood?
Can I take a CT scan with a cast on? Thanks in advance.
Can one chest CT with 4.8msv dose puts me at the high risk to getting lukemia?
Can one chest CT cause thyirod cancer in 30yr old male? What should be done to prevent it?
Can pet scans tell if a person is having a psychosis?
Can there be x-rays taken of your head that can detect an aneurysm before it burst?
Can u have an reaction 2 radiation that they put in u for a stress test? After receiving the radiation I got lightheaded passed out & had a seizure.
Can you be around a person that received nuclear heart scan if your pregnant? I'm 21 weeks.
Can you help? Could self harm cuts show up on an MRI scan?
Can you let me know how many xrays such as CT scans a person take in his/her life time?
Can you tell me about any thyroid cancer survivors with full body scan experience?
Cat scan showed 2 mm mass beside aorta.Gen. Doc wants pet/mri/other tests & other specialist appts set up. What ?S should I be asking?
Cat showed 2 CM mass beside my aorta.History of cancer.Gen doc wants pet/mri/other tests & other specialist appts set up. What ?'s should I be asking?
Child had TWO head CT scans at 3 months and 6 months. She had a couple simple X-rays with both. I was unaware this was dangerous. How?
Child was healthy when he was born..Now he 4-year-old is like crazy..Occasionally exposure to seizure..Ct scan for him is normal!..Please help!
Confusing information regarding CT scans. How dangerous are they? I probably have had 15-20 CT head lifetime, not sure. Cancer risk high????
Could you tell me the difference in the radiation units you get between head CT vs. Cbct?
CT scan said the parameters were 120Kv and 80ma on the chest, would this be low dose CT or do these readings have no relationship to the dose? Thanks
CT scan showing signs of emphysema-size 3? Dr said just need routine check up and avoid scuba diving. Good sign/normal life expectancy?
Diagnosed with idc with mets to spine/ribs on 9/4. Mri done in feb shows they missed the spine met. How long did I have cancer? How fast do mets grow?
Did carotid ultrasound imaging and came out normal. Possible CABG short term. Is cta of the neck needed, how much radiation it adds or risk.
Did i cause myself a huge risk by getting a CT scan one n oct one in nov & one in dec of the brain is that a high risk for a tumor to delvelop?
Didn't know how dangerous head CTs were. 15-20 lifetime, 10 in past ten years, some w/ contrast. 1or2 CTA. What cancers am I at risk? How high Risk?
Do benzodiazepines influence the outcome of a sinus scan?
Do hida scans expose patients to dangerous levels of radiation?
Do I have to bring someone along, or can I drive after a CT scan?
Do medical x-rays such as CT scans kill the newborn cells when lots of radiation hits the body all together?
Do SSRIs cause brain cancer? I had a ct brain scan and I'm afraid to take my medication because of the medication with the radiation exposure.
Do they weigh you when you get a DEXA scan?
Do to a fall, my 6 week old infant needed a cat scan. What are the side effects of a scan at such a young age? The dr said cancer but how soon?
Doctor confirmed after CT scan that part of brain cell were dead. But patient still able to sit and move on the bed. Why is this happening?
Does a 14w u/s scan of the fetus look noticeably different than a 10w u/s scan?
Does an MRI w/contast show if someone in 80's has dementia& would sleeping meds & chemo affect impressions of that test?
Does anyone know what a v/q scan is?
Does CT scans damage or worsen people or kids health?
Does eating/ drinking effect the results of a CT scan?
Does it affect your baby if you are pregnant and have a cat scan of your brain?
Does it make sense to do a 7t MRI brain scan in epi diagnostic if 1.5t shows no abnormalities. My epi developped on the 3rd day of life.
Does metabolism of the brain mean cancer somewhere in your body? Dr. Said pet scan to be done to look for cancer due to brain metabolism. Confused!
Does negative PET/CT rule out lung cancer for ongoing fatigue of 2 years & low sodium.Chest CT clear Feb 2016. Also lost muscle, now concerned. Thanks?
Does stealth sinus surgery=image guided? What is the level of radiation exposure for this procedure, if any? Concern if also had recent CT scan?
Does the head CT scan with and without contrast i got affect my ability to have children in future ?Does it mean that i can't marry now ? Im only 26yr
Dr says 6 wks on decadron (dexamethasone) for 2 brain bleeds. Should CT be done? When? Dr hoping no surgery. Other options? Brain off center 6. Confused. Next?
During CT scan I was directed by machine to hold breath 4 times. Does it mean 4 scans were done i.e. I was exposed to radiation 4 times?
During my last pregnancy I had 1 chest CT angiogram done because of a suspected PE. They did use a belly shield. Can this cause my child to get cancer?
During what ways can the radiology department ease children fears of getting a X-ray or CT scan?
Effect of CT scan and x-rays on testicular health assuming no protection was provided to the reproductive organs. ?
Effects of radiation for pregnant doctor who performs CT everyday .?
F 70, what is CT for cardio. What are advantages and hazards? Should i go for angiography or CT cardio?
Fatigue for 2 years with some muscle loss. Pet/ct scan was negative. What is chance of it missing lung cancer (exsmoker sorry, clean 2 years). Thanks?
For years I've had inflamed inferior turbinates. I'm now scheduled for a CT scan prior to an op. Can I get a Magnetic Resonance instead? Is it safer?
Giving a CT scan to look at the brain, but how long do the symptoms of brain cancer/tumor last, and how long does it take to diagnose?
Good friend had body PetScan. Met about an hour later for lunch and gave her big hug and kiss hello. Did I expose myself to radiation from the PetScan?
Got my first cat scan and no one told me how much radiation this generates should I be worried?
Had 2 head ct scans in 2 years. Does this increase my future brain cancer risk even more since they were done so close together?
Had 3 CT scans over the last 15 mons after an infection from a dental procedure. today I was told I will most likely get brain cancer- is it true?
Had a cat scan and i shows I have a thyroxic aorta annuysum that is 4.5 size. I feel like a time bomb . Doctor says he'll monitor it.What are options?
Had a CT scan for possible brain tumor how long for my dr to get results? If something was found would I have herd the same day?
Had a few CT scans over the summer due to an infecton. My dr told me today that this has put me at risk for cancer?
Had a full brain CT scan will i get cancer in the future, should I be concerned?
Had a spect scan in germany.I can't find anywhere what does polytope mean? Or polytope damage
Had an abdominal CT scan in april, now g.I. Ordered 2nd one w/contr. In may. Is this too much radiation? Will MRI w/contr. Be equal w/ less risk?
Had an adnominal/pelvis ct scan, a chest X-ray, and a lumbar spine X-ray all within a year. Does this significantly increase my cancer risk??
Had bone scan with radioactive dye @15yrs due to unexplained pain. Later told most dye had concentrated in breasts. Why would it? Possible reasons?