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 »

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 »

How are X-rays helpful?

Thanks to the application of X-ray technology in the medical field, doctors and physicians are now able to see inside the human body like never before. Doctors can use X-rays to examine the bones a... Read More »

Can you copy x-rays?

X-rays can be duplicated by radiologic technologists who are trained to make high quality copies using a digital duplication method. These copies can be viewed on a lightbox like the original.Sourc... Read More »