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I had 6 head CT scans due to subdural hematoma. I would like to know my risk of brain cancer now?

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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

The risk of radiation injury or side effects are minimal.
I hope you make a complete and rapid recovery.

In brief: No

The risk of radiation injury or side effects are minimal.
I hope you make a complete and rapid recovery.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Dr. Kevin Vaught
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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Minimal

Ct scans do emit radiation.
This is in a really small dose. Your risk of developing brain cancer after 6 ct scans is negligible. I wouldn't give it another thought.

In brief: Minimal

Ct scans do emit radiation.
This is in a really small dose. Your risk of developing brain cancer after 6 ct scans is negligible. I wouldn't give it another thought.
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Dr. Larry Armstrong
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