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A 17-year-old female asked:

2 ct scans of the head within only two or three months of each other. all because of my health anxiety one was in the er. scared i'm gonna get cancer?

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Dr. Matthew Kozminski
Neurology 16 years experience
I have seen some: patient have more and not get cancer, but do understand your concern. Be on your guard with the ED. I am NOT picking on ED doc, but there job is to rule out an emergency, so they will. You can refuse serial CT scans.

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Last updated Dec 22, 2014

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