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Does Ct Or Cat Scan Hurt
Ct uses xrays taken an 360 degrees combined with a computer to see"inside" the body. The table moves as the xray tube and detectors spin around the patient 10 times a second or more! the image shows excellent soft tissue detail, enhanced with injection of intravenous contrast or oral contrast. This way the body is shown in slices, in any plane, usually axially, but ...Read more
I had a IV today for a cat scan put in my forearm, it still hurts and been two hours, can a IV site start to bleed again if I am not careful?
Pain in the IV: An iv, or intravenous line, allows direct access to a vein for blood draws or medicine administration. Because placing it punctures the vein, bleeding can occur at any time during the procedure into the surrounding tissue. This can cause pain, swelling, bruising. Applying ice quickly tends to reduce the bleeding, but pain at the site that persists should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
My husbands kidneys hurt him a lot and vomits his blood test come out ok and a cat scan didn't find anything either. What could.It be?
Probably not kidneys: You mention "drug addiction" under conditions. Persons who are withdrawing from drugs get bad pains and vomiting. Sometimes also, gallbladder disease looks okay on ct but causes pains like these, your doc can order a nuclear scan for gallbladder if he sees fit. Also, make sure urinalysis does not reveal red or white cells. I suspect it was normal from the info you provided. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with acm 1 when I was 15. I am now 26 and its causin me to hurt 24/7 . I had a cat scan last night and it came back normal. Why .?
I have ovarian cyst on left side 3.8 on cat scan. I had a pap yesterday now that side hurts worse is this normal?
My eye feels like its being pinched I have an eye exam the results show left eye won't dilate, a cat scan no result s but it hurts sends sharp pains?
Eye pain: You need to stay in close contact with your ophthalmologist concerning this problem. Report your pain and follow advice carefully. ...Read more
left side of my body is in constant pain. LEg from the knee down goes numb & cold, arm from elbow down hurt. All MRI & cat scan are normal.
I have had urin test, cat scan, and blood work and nothing shows anything. I feel like I have a uti.Back, stomach hurts, burns when i pee.What is it?
Had tender pain on right side of abdominal and back hurts. Did cat scan showed inflamed colon and GI dr said its either abcess or diverticulitis ?
Swelling in right testis before bowel movement and recedes after it.It doesnt hurt.No hernia in MRI and cat scan,physical examination done.
I told my doctor about my headaches and ear ringing i ask did i jave an brain tumor she look in my eyes what that mean and ask me a few question do I have vision problem i said no do light hurt my eyes again no so she aint order a cat scan but i feel pain
Not a brain tumor: Primary headaches can be very debilitating but doesn't mean there is a brain tumor. The headaches and ear ringing might need concurrent management and you may need a consult a pain center. You can try some self care things including warm compresses, hot showers, meditation, massages and green tea. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a cat scan with contrast on abdamon. If I had lymphoma would the CT scan have picked it up in my body?
Ct scan uses data from a beam of xrays and reconstructs a cross sectional image of your body. It is a high dose of xrays and used only when the benefits outweigh the risk. Cancer risk is 1 in 500 in children. Also using iodinated contrast might cause transient renal failure in about 5% of patients. (contrast induced nepropathy) most do not explain this to the patient as ...Read more
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