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Had a cat scan on head will this now cause a brain tumor one day?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
No: You are no more risk for brain tumor now than you were before you had the CAT scan. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine.
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Last updated Sep 4, 2016

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