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Would A Ct Scan Of The Head Still Be Valid After Seven Months
Computed tomography is also known as 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
I hit my head ~5 months ago, got a CT scan after, everything was ok. Is it normal for the area to still be painful when i touch it? No other symptoms
No: You should see your doctor and reevaluate the area. ...Read more
Fell and hit my head on concrete floor 6 months ago. have had a MRI and CT scan both are clear. I still have stiff neck, pain to turn my head, burning?
20 month minor fall on head, vomited 2-3 times next hr. Runny nose &virus too. Acts normal. Rushed to ER, didn't sit still for CT scan. Serious?
Depends: The height of the fall generally puts the baby into categories of low risk, moderate and high. Over 8-10ft drop is a higher risk. Also if the babies are difficult to console, they become higher risk. However, this categorazation is used to determine if the baby needs a CT or can be watched for 3-4 hours. If the CT scan is negative there is most likely no more need for further concern. ...Read more
I hit my head on a ceramic sink near the mastoid area. A week after I went to the doctor had a CT scan which came back normal with mild concussion. I still feel headaches and dizziness.
Hit my head hard the other day. CT scan was negative;still have a headache 5 days later and don't quite feel like myself. Should I be worried?
Post concussion: Post concussion syndrome can be associated with persistent headache, dizziness, irritability, sleep problems and cognitive changes. The degree of symptomology depends on the extent of the original injury, and in the case of athletes, the number of prior injuries. Pain medications, anti-depressants, cognitive therapy can be helpful. It important to avoid re-injury, ...Read more
If you hit: your head over a year ago, and have been having no symptoms, you probably don't need a CT. If you have symptoms, see your doc for an evaluation. ...Read more
Slipped and hit head against the end of a table 3 days ago. I'm on Xarelto. CT scan that day was ok. Head still hurts and swollen. Should I be worried?
Hit head on car 4 days ago, dr said evaluation was good, no CT scan! I'm still dizzy and some headache! No sickness or didn't pass out ! Is this norma?
My husband was in a car accident last friday and has a big bump on his head still is this normal he has major headakes from it but had a ct scan in the hopspital the night of the crash and doctor said nothing internal.
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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