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 Are X-rays bad for a pregnancy?

Answer According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, there is a slightly greater risk of leukemia in babies when their mothers have X-rays during pregnancy. The risk, however, is so small that a... Read More »
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Can x-rays see a pregnancy at one month?

When breeding dogs or other animals, X-rays are not a reliable way to confirm pregnancy for at least 42 days. Human women should avoid having X-rays, if possible, if there is any chance that they m... Read More »
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I am pregnant 40 days and had been exposed to X-rays indirectly before 20 days because I was in the same room when my son had a chest X-ray. Will this will be harmful for my pregnancy?

A two view chest x-ray series is not a significant dose of radiation and would most likely have no effect on the fetus. The greater the distance between you and your son at the moment of x-raying t... Read More »
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When did x-rays come out?

While researching cathode rays, German physicist Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen discovered that certain objects became transparent when the rays were aimed at them toward a photographic plate. In late 1895... Read More »
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How are x-rays used?

A nurse or technician positions an X-ray film plate underneath the part of your body that has been injured and a tiny amount of radiation passes through your body, transferring an image onto the fi... Read More »
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