Ct Scan Of Brain

CT (computed tomography) of the brain is a diagnostic method that uses X-rays to produce cross-sectional images of the brain. These images can also be used to form a three-dimensional image. It is commonly used to detect brain injury, brain bleed, blood clot, aneurysm, brain tumors, and other diseases of the brain and brain stem.

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What can be the reason for my father's sudden behavioral changes?

Query: Hello doctor, My father has been a diabetic patient for the past 20 years. Six months ago, he got affected by pulmonary tuberculosis and got administered with anti-TB drugs and insulin was administered in basal bolus regimen. Now both TB and diabetes are well under control. For the past one week, he...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. From your description, I feel it is more than just stress. A simple thing such as stress can not be attributed to these many complex symptoms. In my opinion, there are two possibilities which should be ruled out before ca...  Read Full »

Am I receiving the right treatment for my headache?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a male of 31 years. I have suffered from migraines or headaches ever since I was a child. Recently, I was told that I had enlarged blood vessels in my brain, and my neurologist has said they are tortuous vessels. I suffered a brain injury eight months before. I collapsed at home, and...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query, and I understand your concern. Regarding the first brain injury incident, I understand that collection of blood was there following the skull fracture. I guess it was an extradural hemorrhage. It is not always necessary to perform surgery in suc...  Read Full »

How is cerebral infarction due to an emotional event treated?

Query: Hi doctor, My 21-year-old sister got cerebral infarction because she talked to her father after 15 years, and big emotions were involved. One of her eye pupils became larger, and she could not see correctly. The doctor has done CT and confirmed it was cerebral infarction. She is already fine for th...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you mention that your 21-year-old sister had cerebral infarction, she needs a complete evaluation to know the etiology of a stroke at the young age of 21 (young stroke). As you say, her pupil became large, and she could not see properly; such symptoms may sugg...  Read Full »

After a fall, nose started bleeding. Is it dangerous?

Query: Hi doctor, Two days ago, my father fell on the road facing down. He is 71 years old. He got injured on his knee, wrist, and nose started bleeding due to injury. I took him to a local doctor who prescribed a few medicines and a tetanus injection. I am attaching the prescription along with this for y...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have checked the pictures (attachments removed to protect patient identity). Bleeding from the nose and clots below the eye are dangerous signs of internal bleeding or hemorrhage in the brain. I would suggest you immediately carry out a CT scan of the head and neck re...  Read Full »

Can the third ventricle enlargement be due to hydrocephalus after recovery from subarachnoid hemorrhage?

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently abroad on vacation, and I had an important question, which could not wait until I saw my primary care neurologist when I am back home. Five months back, I was involved in a serious hit and run accident (me being the victim). I sustained numerous injuries, the most prevalen...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. The other likely cause for enlargement of lateral ventricles includes injury to the brain tissue leading to vacuum effect on ventricular system and enlargement. However, considering no damage to other parts of the brain, I ...  Read Full »

I have undergone a CT scan of my brain. Can you please interpret the film?

Query: Hi doctor, I have undergone a CT (computed tomography) scan. In the report (attachment removed to protect patient identity), can you please interpret the film? I had only the film, and the report will come only after two days. Would you please tell me whether it is fine or not?  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Shoyab

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for posting your query to icliniq. The attached image (attachment removed to protect patient identity) shows an essentially normal picture of a CT brain. However, you have not mentioned what problems prompted you to have the CT. That information woul...  Read Full »

Kindly go through the MRI report of my father-in-law taken after the accident and suggest.

Query: Hello doctor,My father-in-law had a motorcycle accident two days ago and has injuries all over his body. He had his CT done today. I am attaching his report with this query. Kindly help me interpret it.  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The MRI brain report of your father-in-law is suggestive of a soft tissue injury on the right side of the head. But, there is no evidence of injury or bleeding inside the brain. I would like t...  Read Full »

I fell along with my 13-month old daughter. Can she have a traumatic brain injury?

Query: Hi doctor, The other night, my 13 months old daughter started screaming like crazy, I ran and picked her up and tried to walk around the room to soothe her, and I accidentally slipped while holding her and she fell on the floor. As I was slipping, I fell knee first, and at that point in that micros...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajyaguru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your question. There are two ways of judgement in our practice. Clinical judgement. Evidence-based judgement. The clinical one is based on the history, which you gave me. I appreciate the detailed description of the mode of injury and symptoms. Based on tha...  Read Full »

How to know if my seizure occurred due to a tumor or trauma?

Query: Hello doctor,I am an epilepsy patient. I got seizure before three weeks. There was a brain trauma nine months back. The CT and MRI showed only tumor and no other problem. Last week, the EEG report showed normal. How to find whether the seizure is caused by the tumor or by the trauma or both?  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. The establishment of the cause depends on the clinical history and location of the tumor as well as trauma. The nature of seizure varies from different areas of the brain. After identification of the affected area, ...  Read Full »

After a head injury, my daughter is not sitting and speaking correctly. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My 4 year old daughter hit her head against a wall and was not speaking properly for half an hour. She is not sitting properly. She is feeling drowsy. We took her to a doctor, who said she is in a shock and there is no need to worry. Then, she had milk, talked for a while, and we observe...  Read Full »


Dr. Veerabhadrudu Kuncham

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Head injury followed by drowsiness, unable to speak and sit properly is an indication for getting a brain scan for looking if any bleeding has occurred in the brain or any fracture. Get her admitted in hospital with pediatric ICU facilities for observation for at least 24...  Read Full »

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