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can a ct scan cause a brain tumor please answer me im soo worry
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can a ct scan cause a brain tumor please answer me im soo worry

2 years ago i got a ct scan to my head
with and without contrast at
5 msv i think

can that give me a brain tumor?
if yes how many years it will take ?
im soo worry please help me by answer my question

i read on the internet it will take 10 years or more for radiation to cause tumor
but can that happen in only 2 to 3 years?

because i keep getting a Headache
and im soo worry that i have a growing tumor due to that scan

thank you soo much
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There is background radiation from the earth and sun, and a head CT is the same background radiation as just being alive for 8 months. Don't worry.
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