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Can a CT Scan show unseen bruises?

Cana ct scan show bruises that have not shown up or are not visible to the eye?

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Can I take benedryl before my CT scan? (1 answer)
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Why would my body get extremely hot during a CT scan? (1 answer)
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Why would a doc want a patient to have a computed tomography angiography? (0 answers)

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Will a Ct Angiography harm my one good kidney? (0 answers)
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how long does a full body scan take and do you drink or get injected with something ? (0 answers)

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.
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When should a CT scan be performed over an MRI? (0 answers)
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Does a full body scan have more, less, or the same amount of radiation as the typical abdominal/pelvic CT scan? Thank you. (0 answers)
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Can an overweight individual of 500lbs plus receive a CT scan?

Does getting regular CT Scans put you at radiation risk? (0 answers)
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Can I go by myself?

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How much radiation dose per whole body ct scan?

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