A 24-year-old male asked:
is it true that pt like ultrasound, tens, laser expose the body to radiation? is it like x-ray? what is the approx dose from 10 visits?
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Diagnostic Radiology 23 years experience
Physical Therapy: uses non-ionizing radiation. Xray and CT are ionizing radiation, which you should seek to reduce exposure to whenever possible. However, ultrasound, TENS and laser use sound, electricity and light energy which are generally regarded as safe in these therapeutic amounts.
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A lacy, red rash has broken out across part of my baby's body. Do I need to bring her to a doctor, or is there a way to treat the rash from home?
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Pediatrics 42 years experience
No: Generally a lacy red rash that is not itchy is associated with mild viral illness. If your child is not bothered by the rash, it is not likely to be dangerous.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
What can I do if my abdominal ultrasound shows that my baby is in the breech position?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Discuss your options: If the baby is breech at an early ultrasound, this has no significance. If it is in the last 3-4 weeks, then you have some choices to make. The baby can be turned to head down by a procedure called a version. This works about half the time. Some doctors will advise a c-section, and a few may even still offer a vaginal breech delivery depending on the circumstances. The baby might even turn itself!
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A 48-year-old member asked:
How does an X-ray show that the long bone growth is complete?
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Podiatry 41 years experience
See below: The x-ray will show if the growth plates of the bone are fully closed and fused.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
How much do dental x-rays cost for a child?
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Dentistry 37 years experience
It varies.: It depends on the kind of x-rays prescribed by the dentist. Full mouth x-rays cost more than bite-wings. A single radiograph is the least expensive but limited to just a few teeth. And x-rays on children usually cost less than adults.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
If I had a body scan today, when can I restart taking my hormone medicine?
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Family Medicine 37 years experience
Depends on hormones : I think that would depend on the type of hormone you are talking about and the scan you had. If you didnt get instructions then check with your doctor first. Did you have a thyroid scan? Was it a bone scan or a density scan?
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