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Lompoc, CA
A 43-year-old male asked:

11 cat scans parts of body three years (40), 7 chest/abdomen and 3/4 of the throat/head area. doctor is recommending another one of abdomen, should i?

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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional 35 years experience
If concerned,: Meet with radiology physicist at your hospital. He or she can calculate your dose and help you and your doctor choose best and safest imaging option.
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Dr. Ronald Holzman
Mammography, Breast Ultrasound 49 years experience
After all is done, you as well as your doctor must consider the risk versus the benefit.
Mar 13, 2013
Last updated Mar 16, 2021


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