What is a CT Scan?

A computed tomography scan is a medical imaging technique used to obtain detailed internal images of the body.

What is the use  of a CT scan?  

A CT scan can be used to visualise nearly all parts of the body and is used to diagnose disease or injury. 

Is CT Scan safe? 

CT scans are generally safe and provide crucial medical information, but they do involve some risks. One risk is radiation exposure.   

Benefits of CT Scan 

The risk of developing cancer from a CT scan is generally low, and the benefits of the scan often outweigh the potential risks.   

Risks associated  with CT scan 

Risks associated with CT scans may include potential kidney damage in patients with pre-existing kidney problems.  

When to see a doctor? 

Talking to your doctor about the potential risks of a CT scan. Your doctor will consider your medical history, the reason for the CT scan, and any other relevant factors. 

Overall, CT scans are a useful and important tool in medical diagnosis and treatment.