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Can an abdominal ct genetically damage my eggs?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Unlikely: It would take a lot more radiation exposure to damage your ovaries than a few CT scans.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: A CT scan exposes the body to a small amount of radiation for a very brief time. This is not enough to cause damage to the ovary or eggs.

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Last updated Apr 1, 2015

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