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what does a brain ct scan show
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Would a CT scan show cysts in the brain? If so, would a dr mention them if seen during a brain CT scan after a head injury from a car accident?
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Brain CT scan shows three calcified nodular lesions with no perilesional edema in left frontal and left occipital. Largest measuring approx 5x3mm?
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Dr. Anthony Mosley answered
23 years experience Neurology
Very safe in general: A plain ct scan really only caries the risk of a fairly modest radiation exposure, so we typically only start to worry about this for people who get m ... Read More
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I have anxiety and am going to see a neurologist . I had a brain CT scan last year and it was clear . Will I need another one?
A 25-year-old male asked:
I'm 18. I ordered a brain CT scan for the 2nd time for dizziness, should I go ahead and do it or call back and try to get an MRI instead?
A 38-year-old female asked:
I had a brain ct scan in the ER which I feel was unnecessary. I deeply regret this and I'm afraid I'll get brain cancer from this scan. Please help. ?
A 46-year-old male asked:
My son (20yrs) has severe headaches @ back of his head. Took him to a GP who prescribed tranquilizer and suggested a brain CT scan if it persists. Any thoughts? CT scans can be costly - is it necessary for headaches?
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