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What is the most comfortable position during a female pelvis x-ray?

What is the most comfortable position during a female pelvis x-ray?

?: Depends on why the x-ray is being done. If the doctor is doing an x-ray to see if there is a fracture, several different positions are necessary. ...Read more

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I've 3 CT scan & 15 X-ray of pelvis in 2 yrs for study of fracture of left acetabulum. Is so many x-rays & CT harmful? Specially for male genital?

I've 3 CT scan & 15 X-ray of pelvis in 2 yrs for study of fracture of left acetabulum. Is so many x-rays & CT harmful? Specially for male genital?

Unlikely: The amount of radiation you received does not reach the threshold to be worried about cancer. Check out website xrayrisk.Com and radiologyinfo.Org to get more information. I am sure the xrays and ct scans were important to provide treatment of your fracture. ...Read more

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I am 50 years old lady and fallen from running train and i got hurt on left side of hip but in X-ray there is no fracture too much pain unable to walk?

I am 50 years old lady and fallen from running train and i got hurt on left side of hip but in X-ray there is no fracture too much pain unable to walk?

Pain is bad sign: If you have that much pain in your hip joint to me of two things. 1-you have bad injury did not effect the bone and you have to give time to heal. 2-you have but not seen on the x-ray, check with doctor he run MRI on the hip to find out. ...Read more

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I am 18 male, having pain in the pelvic bone and experiencing cramps as well. Have showed doctors and all x-rays and urine test clean. Tried miralax but no effect and taking advil. Bowel movements are still regular. What's the reason?

I am 18 male, having pain in the pelvic bone and experiencing cramps as well. Have showed doctors and all x-rays and urine test clean. Tried miralax but no effect and taking advil. Bowel movements are still regular. What's the reason?

Pain & cramps: Please keep looking and get a second opinion, perhaps from a GI doctor. How is your diet and exercise level? Consider food sensitivity lab testing like the one at Great Plains Lab in Kansas. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can you safely have a pelvis X-ray without an lead apron on?

Most likely safe: X-rays are usually avoided during pregnancy because there's a small chance the radiation may harm the developing baby. But if the x-ray is necessary, it will be done in the safest way possible. ...Read more

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Had an X-ray and posted film. What are the bright white circles in my pelvis? I was only wearing underpants durin X-ray

Had an X-ray and posted film. What are the bright white circles in my pelvis? I was only wearing underpants durin X-ray

Unfortunately: There is no image readily available. I'd be happy to help out, but I'm not sure that your image is readily accessible. Hopefully you get a reasonable answer soon. ...Read more

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What is the difference between your pelvis & your hip x-rays? What is the difference between a hip X-ray compared to a pelvis x-rays?

What is the difference between your pelvis & your hip x-rays? What is the difference between a hip X-ray compared to a pelvis x-rays?

Different focus: Pelvis looks at your pelvic bones and your hips are included but dedicated hip x-rays focus in with better detail on the hips themselves and you typical get more than one projection as well. ...Read more

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I done 4 pelvis X-ray in the past 3 month...I went online and i read about xray now iam so scared and panic about i may die from x ray..Please help..

I done 4 pelvis X-ray in the past 3 month...I went online and i read about xray now iam so scared and panic about i may die from x ray..Please help..

Just relax/Wait to w: You should wait to worry as your present worry has no foundation. Medical use of x-rays is considered safe. Yes, there is some radiation exposure from repeated use of x-rays but it is minute...Does not cause any bad effects as long as you are not doing >20/50 such x-ray test/studies. Four x-rays of pelvis have no chance to cause you harm...So you would not die so soon. Learn to have some faith! ...Read more

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Spouse has been having lower right abdmn pain that radiates through groin, they did an x-ray of pelvis and said "some vascular calcifications"?

Spouse has been having lower right abdmn pain that radiates through groin, they did an x-ray of pelvis and said "some vascular calcifications"?

Additional Test: The test of choice for your wife's symptoms is an ultrasound. This could be gastrointestinal, vascular, or pelvic/gynecological in nature. It is difficult to give you anymore answers without a full workup of symptoms, onset, duration, frequency, what makes it worse or better, etc... ...Read more

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Bad pain in pelvis since 12/13. It hurts + when I weight bearing & stretching or squatting. Hip X-ray norm. Dr. thinks muscular. Any other causes?

Other causes: Kidney stones can cause pain like you describe, on either side. Pain on the left can be due to diverticular disease. All women with vague lower abdominal pain should be evaluated for ovarian abnormalities including ovarian cancer, which can be difficult to diagnose early. ...Read more

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Had an adnominal/pelvis ct scan, a chest X-ray, and a lumbar spine X-ray all within a year. Does this significantly increase my cancer risk??

Had an adnominal/pelvis ct scan, a chest X-ray, and a lumbar spine X-ray all within a year. Does this significantly increase my cancer risk??

No: The radiation exposure form these studies is not likely to measurably increase your risk of cancer. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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My girlfriend's pelvic X-ray results came in. What can they tell for pelvic x-rays?

My girlfriend's pelvic X-ray results came in. What can they tell for pelvic x-rays?

Depends on symptoms: Interpretation of imaging depends a lot on information supplied as to reason for exam. Mainly bones are visualized and evidence of fracture, arthritis, subuxation of hips , disc disease of lower spine and tumor can be seen. Soft tissue masses and calcifications can also sometimes be detected. ...Read more

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Fell off a bucket which broke when I was sitting on it fell on my butt have pain in my waist area x ray of back an pelvic bone is OK can u help me?

Fell off a bucket which broke when I was sitting on it fell on my butt have pain in my waist area x ray of back an pelvic bone is OK can u help me?

Where is the site: Where is the site of injury or impact , if the force of injury is at perineum , then it is possible to injure the urethra , may cause disruption of urethra , urine may leak out ( extravasation ) Go to St Jude or Victoria hospital to rule out urethral injury . ...Read more

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Why is there a tiny white spot on a pelvic x-ray?

Why is there a tiny white spot on a pelvic x-ray?

Hard to say: White on an xray is from something that blocks the xrays from going through, so that spot has to be hard and calcified. It may be something called a phlebolith, which is a calcification within a blood vessel. The radiologist that read your x-ray can give your doctor a clarification if needed. ...Read more

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In a pelvic x-ray, what's the heart shaped thing on the bottom?

In a pelvic x-ray, what's the heart shaped thing on the bottom?

Sacrum?: You're probably looking at the lower spine where the vertebrae are fused to form the sacrum. You might also be looking at the pelvic inlet (area between the pubic bones & hip bone) which in the correct position could appear heart shaped. ...Read more

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For what reasons might a doctor send my girlfriend for a pelvic x-ray?

For what reasons might a doctor send my girlfriend for a pelvic x-ray?

Can't say : There are far too many reasons that physicians would want to have a pelvic x-ray than can be listed here. Can you provide more information about the nature of your question? I would love to help. ...Read more

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