Dr found a abnormality on my vocal cord. It looks like nodule or
polyp. Dr. wants me to have a ct scan of neck. I do not want to be exposed to more radiation as I have had many scans for other issues. Would an mri provide the same answers? Also, Dr. said it wasn't cancer so why is it necessary to have a scan? Also, I am puzzled by the assurance it is not cancer. Dr. said if growth is larger in 6-8 wks wants to do biospy. My reason
for being anious is that I recently had cabg and have ms.
You will need to ask your doctor the reason for the CT scan to know for sure. However a CT scan or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) would need to be done now and in 6 to 8 weeks. Then the tests could be compared to see if the growth on your vocal cord is larger. You
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