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Does it hurt to get a CT or cat scan done?

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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Need labs and intravenous dye for some. See radiologyinfo.Org.

In brief: No

Need labs and intravenous dye for some. See radiologyinfo.Org.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

There is no pain but some people are uncomfortable due to claustophobia, noise and position.
The pain may be due needle stick if a dye is used.

In brief: No

There is no pain but some people are uncomfortable due to claustophobia, noise and position.
The pain may be due needle stick if a dye is used.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Ct scan

A ct scan is not a painfull procedure.
Sometimes people that suffer from claustrophobia complain of feeling claustrophobic while in the ct scan.Machine. The test lasts around 1 minute, it is pain free.

In brief: Ct scan

A ct scan is not a painfull procedure.
Sometimes people that suffer from claustrophobia complain of feeling claustrophobic while in the ct scan.Machine. The test lasts around 1 minute, it is pain free.
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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