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Male Vs Female Pelvis X Ray
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does it means if I am a female but have pelvic xray that looks more narrow and less flared, like male's?
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 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?
Had an X-ray and posted film. What are the bright white circles in my pelvis? I was only wearing underpants durin X-ray
As per X-ray report "a smooth round opacity at left side of pelvis-likely to be phlebolith". What does it mean?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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
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