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I have panic attacks in CT scanners. How do I explain this to healthcare workers?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Panic

Claustrophobias are not uncommon in tight places such as scanners, along with loud noise.
Please tell the technitian that you have panic problem & they will accomodate.

In brief: Panic

Claustrophobias are not uncommon in tight places such as scanners, along with loud noise.
Please tell the technitian that you have panic problem & they will accomodate.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Not necessary

Any healthcare worker, especially those dealing with ct scans, would be aware that there are those who because of anxiety cannot take a ct scan.
Some can handle it if given some anti-anxiety medicine prior to the scan.

In brief: Not necessary

Any healthcare worker, especially those dealing with ct scans, would be aware that there are those who because of anxiety cannot take a ct scan.
Some can handle it if given some anti-anxiety medicine prior to the scan.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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