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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Freedman
37 years experience Radiology
See the brain, skull: While xrays show the bones, a ct is sensitive enough to see the brain and its structures. Ct is vers useful to see blood, abnormal fluid collections, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
see neurologist: For a more complete uation, since findings on ct scan may be not clinically related. A diagnosis of demyelinating disease requires other criteria ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
No, but...: Mri scans are more sensitive and specific for demyelination than ct scans. This means that not only are mris better at finding it when it's present, b ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
2B brutally honest..: Your docs didn't level with you or you're in denial. "functional szs" aka nonepileptic szs or pseudoseizures are psychiatric not neurological. Of cour ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Headache: it may be a form of migraine and the Propranalol may help to prevent it. However it would not do you any harm to see your eye dr.
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
You need diagnosis: The left leg issues may be peripheral nerve or due to lumbar nerve compression, but would wonder about prior stoke or even spinal cord compression in ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Hypokalemia: I specialize in low blood K. If BP is high or taking BP diuretics need to be checked for Conn's syndrome an adrenal gland problem that makes too much ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Many reasons: There are many reasons to order a ct scan of the brain. Too numerous to list here. But i'm guessing your doctor has some clinical suspicion a process ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
39 years experience Radiology
No: The x ray radiation in a CT has no measurable or known effect on neural tissues. 1) dose is way too low and 2) nerves are relatively radioresistant si ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Get copy: Of your report.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Braun
34 years experience Radiology
CT sees many things: Ct is most commonly used to look for a stroke, bleed, cancer or traumatic injury. Ct can see many other things which are too numerous to list.
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