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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No, there: are no side effects from the CT. There are potential side effects of CT contrast, including a very small chance of severe allergic reaction/anaphylax ... Read More

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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
See: Radiologyinfo.Org. Safe test.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Minimal: Any radiation has a risk of inducing cancer. The need for CT has be balanced against the minor risk of cancer from radiation for CT.
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Depends: I depends on how old you are when you get the scan. The younger you are and the more scans you get the higher the risk. Some studies say there is sig ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
The IV: contrast is generally very well tolerated. The warm or flush sensation is transient. You can find more information at. http://www.radiologyinfo.org/ ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience Radiology
Both very safe: However, MRI is likely safer because it does not use ionizing radiation like ct. Mri is essentially a very fancy radio, and ct is a very fancy x-ra ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
23 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
It takes time: Oral contrast for ct can take a number of days to be eliminated from the system. You can help it pass more quickly by drinking lots of water. Hope y ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Doubt connection: Any learning disabilities suffered by a premi that survives most likely represent factors that precipitated premature delivery & the need for resuscit ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Persisting pain: Check the occipital triangle via a doctor. Also sometimes an MRI with contrast finds things a cat scan cannot.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Possible migraine: Vertebro basilar migraine could cause similar symptoms. Treatment would be same as any other migraine. See a neurologist.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure that I: understand your question. Are you saying that you are fearful that you have a brain bleed? If you are asymptomatic with normal CT Scan - I would try t ... Read More

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