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A 29-year-old female asked:

I've had 4 ct scans in last 15 months 3 head ct and 1 chest ct. should i be concerned about radiation exposure from so many scans in short period?

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Dr. Paul Velt
Diagnostic Radiology 43 years experience
Seems like a lot: That does seem like a lot of exposure but must ask why? Why so many? What is everyone looking for? Sometimes the benefit out weighs the risk. Sometimes you need it. I would say: sit down and have a long talk with your doctor to understand the issues they are looking for. Then decide
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