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Is rowing a bad idea for someone with a small aneurysm detected on head CT scan?

Is rowing a bad idea for someone with a small aneurysm detected on head CT scan?

It depends: It depends on where is the aneurism, how big is it, and are there more medical problems, it is best to check with your pcp or neurologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Computed Tomography (Definition)

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


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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

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 more

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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?

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?

Allergy symptoms: It sounds like you may be experiencing seasonal allergy symptoms. Start by seeing your regular doctor to begin some symptom control. Consider allergy testing to find out what specific allergens you are reacting to. ...Read more

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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 ?

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 ?

"Calcium buildup": in the brain is too nonspecific to venture a guess. There are many structures in the brain that can calcify, normally and abnormally. What specifically is calcified? ...Read more

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I am having a head CT scan, what can they see about the nerves?

I am having a head CT scan, what can they see about the nerves?

Little: Ct scans of the head show the brain- not the nerves. Sometimes you can see a few of the cranial nerves. The purpose of the ct scan is to see the brain for diseases within the brain tissue. ...Read more

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How dangerous is a head CT scan for 2 months old baby?

How dangerous is a head CT scan for 2 months old baby?

Not dangerous: Much less dangerous than any of the reasons that the ct is being ordered for in the first place. ...Read more

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Could they inject you with something when you get a head CT scan?

Possibly: Ct scan of the head can be done either with or without contrast injection. It depends of what your symptoms are and what the doctor that ordered the ct scan is looking for. ...Read more

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Please tell me can single head CT scan lead to cancer?

Please tell me can single head CT scan lead to cancer?

Not likley: With the rare exception of people with extreme gentic susceptibility, it is extremely unlikely that a single head ct would cause cancer. If you are so concerned, disucss, getting an MRI rather than a ct, with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Korona
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Ct Scan (Definition)

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


Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Aneurysm (Definition)

An aneurysm is a condition where there is weakness in the wall of a blood vessel. A clot can form in the vessel as the vessel widens or expands. An artery with an aneurysm can ...Read more