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do they inject you with a dye when you get a head ct scan?

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Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 24 years experience
It depends: What your doctor is looking for. Most head ct scans are done without dye.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

How dangerous is head CT scan?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Korona
Interventional Radiology 33 years experience
Go to: Acr accredited scanner to be safest. Only small risk. See radiologyinfo.Org.
A 30-year-old member asked:

What can be diagnosed with head CT scan?

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Dr. Stephen Saponaro
Specializes in Radiology
Hemorhage: This test is very sensitive at detecting blood leaking into the brain. Many other things may also be found such as stroke, tumor, anomalies, sinusitis.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What does a head CT scan cost in se asia?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
What country: First what country, low cost means nothing in health care delivery system dynamics, for example in india you can get head ct for $ 15 if stranded in a remote area one may not be able to reach for it.
A 40-year-old member asked:

What is the average cost for a head CT scan?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery 27 years experience
Depends: Ct;s used to cost around $1000. Many ct's today are much less expensive- some can be performed for around $300-500.
A 38-year-old member asked:

What does a head CT scan rule out, if you fell and hit your head?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Hematoma: The main "rule out" would be a hematoma (blood clot) between your brain and skull, which could expand and cause neurological problems. There is little extra space in our skulls, so it's important not to have anything more in there than brains. Our brains are quite soft, and can be injured or bruised when we fall and hit our heads. There could also be active bleeding, which a ct scan could show.

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