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Ct scan vs mri brain bleed

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Likely stable: A concussion by definition is head trauma resulting in acute loss of consciousness, loss of memory, or combination of both. The ER physician did not ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Enhancement: Contrast helps the MRI study by determining if there is any abnormal contrast accumulation called "enhancement". Enhancement can occur in the presence... Read More
Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 34 years experience
MRI/Contrast: Mri of the brain demonstrates very detailed pictures of the brain. Under certain conditions, such as tumors or recent stroke or infection, contrast wi... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
Neurology 14 years experience
Both can be useful: A ct scan uses ionizing radiation to get a picture of the brain tructures, and it is good for seeing blood, calcium and major abnormalities. An MRI u... Read More
Dr. Joseph Accurso
Radiology 30 years experience
Both show anatomy: Both ct and MRI show anatomy. Ct does this be imaging differences in density, and MRI by looking at differences in the number hydrogen atoms in a reg... Read More
Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
X- vs Magnetic-Rays: "computed tomography" (ct) scanners take & compile a series x-rays 2form detailed 3-d images. X-rays r a form of high-energy radiation known 2cause ge... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Consider followup: Not all intracranial bleeds are seen with the first ct. If you have signs, symptoms, or history to suggest that possibility you should see a doctor an... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Garrett Caldwell
Dr. Garrett Caldwellanswered
Family Medicine 10 years experience
CT vs MRI: Ct's and mris can focus on different things. Ct is typically used to view bone and look for bleeding while mris are used to view tissues. Also, cts ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 36 years experience
MRI: The degree of brain swelling and edema are better seen on MRI than on CT scan. As dar as prognostic indicators, it is more of a wait and see situation... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Stress & anxiety: Emotions - especially strong ones - are a way we can clearly see the connections between our mind & body. Stress & the emotions that feel bad impact o... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
Yes, MRI: can visualize almost all prior strokes. CT is somewhat less sensitive, and will be able to pick up most of the larger old strokes, but may not pick u... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
Neurosurgery 35 years experience
Neurology Evaluation: It sounds like you have been undergoing a neurology evaluation for the headaches. It is reassuring that there were no signs of a tumor on the imaging... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 62 years experience
Tylenol can effect the liver and kidneys if taken in excess .If your dose daily is less than 1000mg you should be all right Good Luck