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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Negligible: The risk is theoretical and is too small to measure. You get plenty of radiation from cosmic rays; you don't see the scaremongers lining their homes w ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Very unlikely: There is no significant risk of developing Cancer just because of getting 2 CT scans. The CT scan related radiation poses minimal risk,as most medical ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not from CT: The amount of radiation you received is not likely to materially increase your risk of cancer. CT scans are important diagnostic tools and usually the ... Read More
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Dr. Kris Gast answered
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Radiation & CA: Radiation can cause cancer but that was a very low dose. The chance you would get cancer from Two CTs is next to zero. Do try to limit the number of x ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Negligible: Two CT scans will not raise your risk to a measurable level, above your background risk. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruit ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Unlikely: The chances of this happening are extremely low. discuss this with your doctor and he may be able to calm your fears. To quote from a 2013 article i ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
No cancer: Common to have bone or even muscle pain if one suffers a fall probably landing on the sacroiliac region. Often one has disruption of a tendon from it ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Solomon
36 years experience Neurology
Increased Risk: No good data on whether hair dye increases cancer risk; best answer: almost certainly not. CT scans are another story. There is increased risk of ra ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Very rare: Brain tumors are rare in 21 yr old but age is no exemption for tumors, very good news contrast ct is normal means brain tumor, is an unlikely diagnos ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Exposure : You should discuss radiation exposure with any doctor ordering CT, X-ray, nuclear medicine or other radiation exposure tests. There is a cumulative ef ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Right pelvic pain: Have other GI signs ?, nausea /vomiting? diarrhea? blood in stool? Able to eat? May be GI - gallbladder, diverticulum ( meckels- but that is assoc ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Low.: The two conditions are unrelated, so you are really asking if the diverticulitis diagnosis is correct. The ct description is consistent with divertic ... Read More
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