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I just went to the ent and had a ct scan of my head. would it show if anything was wrong like tumors or anyuresms in the brain?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes and maybe: Ct scans will show tumors, but may or may not show aneurysms, depending on the technique used.
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Dr. Eric Wang
A Verified Doctoranswered
21 years experience
Yes and no: Large tumors would be seen on ct w/ contrast. Small ones may not be. Aneurysms are very difficult to see on noncontrast ct unless they are enormous.
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