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A 44-year-old female asked:

2 ct scans of lungs for my pe and 1 of my abdom now they want another of my bladder without contrast to check for kidney stones. that makes 4 in 2 months im gonna decline. question: isn't that too many ct to close together. i think i should wait.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Risk vs. benefit: There is a small risk from radiation exposure of a CT scan, however, the benefit usually far exceeds the risk You may ask to have an ultrasound examination and discuss it that may obviate the need for a CT. Wish you good health!

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Last updated May 31, 2020

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