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I'm a 30 year old male. I had one CT scan done without contrast and now have to do one with contrast, is this a dangerous amount of radiation?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Benefit ;

Risk depend on indication for studies.
We tend to select who to do both. Many scans are now low dose. It's best to have a family doctor that knows you and decides when to do ct's rather than er which does more. The risk is population based, trivial increase for individual (1 in 10 thousand to 2/10k).

In brief: Benefit ;

Risk depend on indication for studies.
We tend to select who to do both. Many scans are now low dose. It's best to have a family doctor that knows you and decides when to do ct's rather than er which does more. The risk is population based, trivial increase for individual (1 in 10 thousand to 2/10k).
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