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Is Rowing A Bad Idea For Someone With A Small Aneurysm Detected On Head Ct Scan
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
My face feels hot to touch but thermometer reads 98.7 i also have a headache, any ideas? I went to ER last night for headache but after a normal head CT scan n some meds i was sent home onmigrainemeds
Migraine: It is possibly a migraine. Migraine headaches are triggered by certain foods like msg, soy sauce, nitrites or nitrates, citric drinks, peanuts, chocolate, alcohol, yeast products, onion and cheese. Stress, poor sleep and certain medications can aggravate the headaches. Check with your doctor to make sure your thyroid is in good shape. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I been sneezing alot, head pressure when i bend down and dizzness/ my head feels heavy. Had head CT scan no contrast recently, no problems. Any ideas?
What kind of dr. should I follow up on a head CT scan: Small low-density lesion in the left basal ganglia could be due to prior ischemia.
Neurologist?: and /or internist or cardiologist. Also ask the doctor who ordered the test since he/she was sharp enough to suspect something. ...Read more
I get bad headaches because I have calcium buildup in my head. Ct scan confirmed calcium buildup. I am scheduled to see a doctor. How bad is this ?
Not dangerous: Much less dangerous than any of the reasons that the ct is being ordered for in the first place. ...Read more
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