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Doctor insights on: Can A Pregnant Women Have An Xray Done On Foot

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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Foot and mouth disease is it dangerous for pregnant woman?

Foot and mouth disease is it dangerous for pregnant woman?

Low risk: There is some data suggesting an increased risk of first trimester miscarriage as well as a small risk of fetal myocarditis with later exposures. You should see your OB or Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician to discuss the timing of your exposure and possible risks. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women catch the disease hand foot and mouth?

Can pregnant women catch the disease hand foot and mouth?

Yes: Anyone , infant to older adult can catch the strains of virus that can trigger the hfm pattern.Pregnancy does not confer protection from the germ. If mom never had the strain as a kid she could get it while pregnant. ...Read more

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I have had a swollen foot for 3 years now all test have come out negative including a duplex ultra sound, xray, uric acid test. Am 27 female?

I have had  a swollen foot for 3 years now all test have come out negative including a duplex ultra sound, xray, uric acid test. 
Am 27 female?

Not enough info: Given here considering your problem. Do you have any pain? Is the swelling pitting? Is the swelling constant even in the morning? Did anything precede the swelling? An infection or trauma? Have you ever traveled anywhere? Did you have any other diagnostic tests like an mri? ...Read more

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Fell down a few weeks ago. Now my right foot hurts when I walk sometimes throbs. Had an X-ray done and no fractures were seen. Pain been getting wor?

Further studies: If the pain is getting worse, it would probably be wise to consider further studies. An xray is easy to take, and will pick up many fractures, but both an MRI and a ct scan are much more sensitive and can pick up things that an xray might "miss". ...Read more

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Dr. Anthony Filly
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Roentgen Rays (Definition)

Roentgen rays are another term for x-rays, which are a form of electromagnetic radiation (other types include light and microwaves). X-rays are used to provide imaging with plain ...Read more