Are ct scans safe?

Answer On One Hand: CT Scan is Generally SafeCT (computed tomography) scans are imaging tests that use X-rays. Exposure to radiation during a CT scan is actually much higher than in other kinds of X-ray, ... Read More »

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Are CAT scans safe for infants?

Of course there are some risks involved in a CT Scan on an infant but the benefits generally outweigh the risks. The risk is very very small. Your baby will have a lead blanket over his entire body... Read More »

Are emg&thermal imaging scans safe?

On One Hand: EMG Uses and RisksThe National Institutes of Health's Medline Plus database reports that physicians use EMG (electromyography) to check the health of muscles and nerves. A thin needle ... Read More »

Are ct scans good for you?

On One Hand: CT Scans Find Serious ProblemsComputed tomography (CT) scans are useful diagnostic tools that can help doctors find serious health problems. According to the Mayo Clinic, CT scans are ... Read More »

How reliable are PET scans?

On One Hand: Better Than MRI and CTAccording to Science Daily, the PET scan is more reliable than the MRI and the CT scan. It more accurately pinpoints the location of cancerous cells using radioac... Read More »