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Are There Any Good Clothes To Wear To Prevent Radiation Damage From Flying
Yes, but why bother.: Lead lined clothing will block the rays. But there is such minute exposure, why bother. How do u plan on getting past the metal detectors. Your question is one of many examples of the unfounded ears that are so rampant in america, reaching hysterical proportions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This is light of extremely short wavelengths typically produced either among the stars / in cosmic rays or by radioactive element decay. Gamma rays form the background of normal radiation in which we all live; it is substantially greater than the exposure we get from imaging scans or should get from ...Read more
My friend went to Japan, 8 hours from Fukishima (nuclear reactor 3yrs ago). Would she have any radiation, would it spread to me or clothes? And why?
No: No risk. First she was a long distance from the radiation, and not likely exposed. Second it would not accumulate in her or her clothes unless directly exposed. Third three years have passed and any small amount of radioactive material that she might have had on her clothing would have been washed away in three years of laundering. ...Read more
If you had radiation treatnent 6 yrs ago would that make a lot of static coming off your body I can see sparks coming off my body when I take clothes?
No: Radiation does not have any effect on this. During the winter with dry air in your home the shuffling of socks on carpet and the friction of your clothes creates static electricity. When you touch a metallic object it discharges and you feel and hear the discharge. Static electricity is created like when you rub a balloon on your hair. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I touched radioactive gemstones, would radiation stay on my skin or clothes? Can you explain why?
My dad worked on the AWACS E3, In the radar. Would there be any radiation transferred to his clothes?
NO: Radiation would not be transferred to his clothing ...Read more
Can you get radiation from someone receiving radiation for cancer? Would it get on you or your clothes? Why?
My friend went to Japan, 8 hours from Fukishima (tsunami/nuclear reactor). Would she have any radiation, would it spread to me or clothes? And why?
My friend went to Japan, 8 hours from Fukishima (tsunami/nuclear reactor). Would she have any radiation, would it spread to me or clothes?why?detail
No: Radiation is energy, like sunlight or radio waves. Unless your friend picks up particles from the reactor that emit radiation and brings them back (not at all likely) you can't get radiated from her. ...Read more
I touched shampoo bottles from Japan. From 3 yrs ago where the tsunami/nuclear reactors happened. Would radiation be on me or my clothes? And why?
No danger: Radiation damage occurs when the radiation waves pass through a substance and cause damage. Just touching an object like a shampoo bottle would not contaminate you or your clothing. ...Read more
I touched shampoo bottles from Japan. Say it was in the last 3 years near where the tsunami/nuclear reactors happened. Is radiation on me or clothes?
No: Your chances of significant radiation exposure are very very low ...Read more
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