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A 23-year-old male asked:

What is the amount of radiation of one film chest x ray pa and one digital chest x ray pa in msv?, is radiation dose 0.02 msv in film or a digital?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Nothing to worry abo: Radiation doses delivered/received during check X-rays are so tiny that you do not need to worry about any harm. Unless you exceed 30-40 mSv (which only happens with the use of multiple CT scans done) there is no worry about cancer causation from diagnostic radiation.
Last updated Nov 28, 2017


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