A 47-year-old member asked:
Could somebody radiation poisoning from dxa scan?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Brian Wosnitzeranswered
Nuclear Medicine 20 years experience
No.: No. Dxa scans use a very minimal amount of radiation. Much less than a chest x-ray or ct scan.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
4.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 28, 2013
People also asked
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $19/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.