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Why would my body get extremely hot during a CT scan? (1 answer)
I have had several CT scans since 2011 due to cancer and follow-ups. I experienced a small feeling of warmth when it got to the bladder area, and this happened each time. On Thursday, I had another one done at UC hospital in Denver. My whole body got extremely hot. Why?
Should I be concerned if my CT Scan revealed an area of white matter of low density? (0 answers)
My CT Scan results showed a small area of white matter of low density involving the left parietal region prominent. It was a non-specific finding. What does this mean? I am very concerned and went to my regular doctor about it. He ordered an MRI and said something about the shadow being in the bone and not in the brain.
Can you offer any clarification?
Will a Ct Angiography harm my one good kidney? (0 answers)
In 2002 I was told that my right kidney has three blockages. It is currently working at 10%. This has caused high B/P. My Specialist wants me to have a Coronary Ct Angiography to see if there are blockages in the arteries. Will it harm my good kidney?
What to wear for a CT Scan (1 answer)
Would is the appropriate clothing to wear during a CT Scan? Would I have to remove any clothing?
What is the best procedure for whole abdomen check up (0 answers)
What do you think is the best procedure for a WHOLE ABDOMEN CHECK-UP, is it an MRI or CT-SCAN? Both procedures are costly on our part and since we'll be spending a fortune for any of this procedures we want to know the best. Need your answer ASAP!
cta scan (0 answers)
what does a cta scan show that a heart catheterization doesn't? I had a heart catheterization done today and it was done through the brachail artery.They told me they could not get to where they could see the right side of the heart because of turority of my arteries.
Should I wait to get an angiography? Aortic aneurysm.. (0 answers)
78 years old with aortic aneurysm, no dissection. Will wait a year to see any difference in size of descending aorta. Should I still get ct angiography now or wait for a year for the surgery when needed?
Should I worry about blockage? (0 answers)
If there is a blockage, how is the blockage reopened? I had a tripple bypass back in 2009. Do I have to be worried about it?
Can you help me read my CT Scan? (0 answers)
#1 hepatomegaly 2. Splenomegaly with abnormal low attenuation
areas within the spleen and mass effect on the upper pole left kidney. 3.
Abnormal mesenteric and retroperitoneal adenopathy with increased numbers of
small lymph nodes present
What can I expect from a CT guided biopsy? (0 answers)
My ex-husband is scheduled for a CT guided Biopsy of tumors identified on the aorta and vena cava. They have said he will be on his stomach for this. Will he be awake? How risky is this? If it is cancer what is the likely treatment.
Does getting regular CT Scans put you at radiation risk? (0 answers)
I am a 61 year old male; former smoker. Beginning about 5 years ago, I have had regular CT scans as a method to detect early lung cancer. I have become concerned with radiation risk. Should I start getting MRI exams instead? Are they more expensive?
MRI results versus CT Scan results (0 answers)
I've been experiencing blurred vision and episodes of slight tingling and numbness in my left chin and cheek. Once, my head felt like it was vibrating. A CT Scan did show an abnormality. An MRI showed nothing. Could the MRI be missing something?