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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
A small: Aneurysm generally won't cause any symptoms. A larger aneurysm could cause symptoms based on its location and what structures it is pressing on. P ... Read More

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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
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.
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 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Wouldn't worry: There is a tiny increase in cancer risk later in life children who have a bunch of ct scans. We're exposed to unavoidable natural radiation every day ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Are you sure.: If radio active iodine is used it is i-131 which has half life of less than 9days, then calculate every 9 days half of it will be eliminated in th ... Read More

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