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Ct scan vs mri head
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lotfi Hacein-Beyanswered
Radiology 42 years experience
Be reassured: At your age, if imaging studies (especially mri) are normal, your most likely have a benign origin. Consider stress, migraines, or even sinus congesti... Read More
5.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A female asked:
Does this ice cold sensation on the top of my head be an indication of anything that i need to get checked? mri or ct scan?
Dr. Harold Fieldsanswered
Family Medicine 63 years experience
Sensation : Ann sensation that is persistent should be checked out by a physician before any further investigation would be required
615 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 55-year-old female asked:
Ct scan showed cystic changes in the area of the head of the pancreas. had mri yesterday what could it br?
Dr. Paxton Danielanswered
Radiology 34 years experience
The best: Approach at this time is a bit of patience. You have had exams appropriate for the initial evaluation of cystic changes in the pancreas. The MRI repor... Read More
5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Carl Deckeranswered
Radiology 26 years experience
Benign or malignant: Cystic changes in the head of the pancreas is nonspecific. Most likely the finding his benign; however, cystic neoplasms do exist. Close follow-up may... Read More
4.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 16-year-old female asked:
What causes the'pressure feeling'in head following a concussion?mri and ct scan are normal.heard that the pressure of common,but what causes it?thanks
Dr. Clarence Grimanswered
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Pressure confusion: Pressure in your head from swelling but may not show up on MRI or CT. Discuss with your team.
603 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 25-year-old male asked:
I have been having chronic head pressure as well asvertigo for 18 days. i had a ct scan and an mri with andwithout contrast. it came normal. what do i do?
Dr. Marcel Hungsanswered
Neurology 28 years experience
Contact neurologist: Your symptoms could be part of an headache syndrome. Things to consider are: pseudo tumor cerebri, sleep apnea, tension headache, migraines, neck p... Read More
5.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harstanswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 37 years experience
Quite a Lot: MRI is more helpful for soft tissue problems of blood vessels, inflammation, demyelination of brain tissue, and fluid collections. It seems you are u... Read More
4.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 31-year-old male asked:
I am having vertigo the past two days, mostly when i get up from bed or lay down, and it last for about 20 seconds. i know i had an intense vertigo episode years back for a week straight. had head mri/ ct scan for unrelated problem. am i to worry?
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
You probably have benign positional vertigo which is often a recurrent problem. Nothing to worry but sooner or later you should exercise to overcome i... Read More
Reviewed Mar 23, 2023
A 20-year-old female asked:
I had an mri & 2 ct scan of the brain should i b worried bout a coma i had the scans for my headaches & pains in my head i'm scared?
Dr. Ahmad M Hadiedanswered
Orthopedic Surgery 51 years experience
Why: All the test did not show any thing so far ? If that correct i would not worry.
5.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clayanswered
Allergy and Immunology 12 years experience
Depends: Physician should consider your overall medical history and perform a good neurological exam before deciding on appropriate imaging modalities.
2.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 20-year-old male asked:
Is head mri is safer than ct scan ? my doctor told me to a ct scan but concerned about irradiation ? so do they have the same indications ?
Dr. Anthony Fillyanswered
Radiology 28 years experience
MRI: Is generally a better test. Depends on the indication. Ct does have radiation but is a small amount.
4.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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