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What does the CT scanner use to diagnose migraines and headaches?

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The CT scanner uses X-rays, but the amount of radiation you get from them is kept to a minimum. However, if you are or think you may be pregnant, let the doctor know -- X-rays can be harmful to a growing baby. A child who needs to have a CT scan should get it at a facility that often works with children, so that the lowest possible dose of radiation can be used.

SOURCE: Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on February 09, 2019

SOURCE: Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on February 09, 2019

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