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does an eeg use radiation

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
16 years experience Neurology
No: Eeg uses an array of scalp electrodes to measure electrical activity generated by neurons in the brain, and does not require any radiation, dye, or st ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
No: Merely, a recording of brain electrical activity, and no electricity goes to the patient, only a recording.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Tests: neither ECG nor EEG has radiation associated with them
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
VAGUELY ACCURATE: An EEG is a recording of brain electrical activity taken over the scalp, over about 45 minutes. This brief period may completely miss many paroxysmal ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
EEG: An EEG is a test that records the various brain waves emitted from the brain. The test is done by placing tiny electrodes all around the head and sca ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
22 years experience Neurology
No: Eeg is mainly used to detect seizure. Other diseases including tumor can give abnormal eeg, but these abnormalities are nonspecific as to cause.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
EEG: Eeg electroencephalogram records the electrical waves of the brain. Usually the technician puts electrodes in the scalp that are attached to a macnine ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Too many causes: The eeg is a measure of the electrical activity of the brain. The brain activity may run rough due to lack of sleep, medications, illness, drugs, bra ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
EEG: Interictal epileptiform discharges happen in people withdrawing from benzos, have uremia, very low calcium, high levels of lithium, bupropion, and tri ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randolph Evans
42 years experience Neurology
Not necessarily: Seizures do not usually occur during an eeg which can show abnormal brain activity (epileptiform findings) in about 50% of people with epilepsy during ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Wilsons disease: can cause hepatic encephalopathy which in turn can produce slow anterior triphasic waves on an EEG in the absence of liver failure it would not likely ... Read More

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