A 44-year-old male asked:
i am having 3rd ct scan in 4 years. one for kidney and two of brain for vertigo. dr says i need third. am i in danger of radiation?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Michael Gabor answered
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No: Unnecessary radiation should always be avoided. For diagnostic X-ray use, the minimal radiation risk is outweighed by the medical benefits. You can calculate your risk at xrayrisk.com.
Answered on Jul 12, 2014
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