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A 21-year-old male asked:

Does ct scan affect bone remodeling? i have a callus bump after forehead surgery (5 weeks) , wonder if getting ct scan would affect its healing.

4 doctor answers14 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joseph Accurso
Radiology 29 years experience
No : A diagnostic ct (or several) would not have an effect on healing or remodeling bone.
Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
No : A cat scan is used for diagnostic purposes, it is does not treat any entity.
Dr. Paul Baez
Radiology 21 years experience
No: Getting a ct scan will not affect the healing of a bone.
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Will not: A CT scan will not affect forehead surgery

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Last updated Jan 5, 2019

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