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Dr. Anthony Filly
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Roentgen Rays (Overview)

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 x-rays and cat scans.


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What does an x-ray show?

It depends: Which body part is being imaged. Agree with dr. Heller. ...Read more

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Dr. Anthony Filly
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Roentgen Rays (Overview)

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 x-rays and cat scans.


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Can uv rays cause damage?

Can uv rays cause damage?

Yes: Uv rays are a component of natural sunlight and are responsible for tanning. They cause with repeated exposure, skin changes and cancer later in life. They have been implicated in the development of cataracts and retinal changes in the eyes. High intensity uv can cause burns and corneal erosions (welders arc burn). ...Read more

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What is an X-ray entercholithiasis?

What is an X-ray entercholithiasis?

Not known: Term sounds incorrect. Cholelithiasis means stones or calculi in gall bladder. Entero- means of the bowel. ...Read more

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How to prevent skin from sun rays??

How to prevent skin from sun rays??

Sun damage: It would be quite easy for me to say start growing mushrooms and live in the basement but obviously that's impractical. As different technology stands, a good high number sunscreen somewhere between 70 and 100, plus a broad brimmed hat through which you can see no sunlight if held up to the sunlight. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have an X-ray 2x a week?

Is it ok to have an X-ray 2x a week?

Probably fine...: We always like to minimize any radiation. However, if there is an underlying medical need i wouldn't think twice about it. Most x-rays expose you to relatively lower doses than ct scans and many nuclear medicine studies. A couple of x-rays in a week for a period will not harm you. ...Read more

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What could cause a shadow on my x-ray?

What could cause a shadow on my x-ray?

Difficult to tell: without seeing the xray. An xray "shadow" could be anything from normal to infection to something more concerning. As they say, "A picture is worth 1000 words". If you have a copy of your x-ray on CD I can provide you with an explanation at HealthTap Concierge @ healthtap.com/saurbornmd ...Read more

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How do you become an X-ray technician?

Technical school: There are a number of schools such as pima which offer x-ray tech courses. Check on line for the nearest location. Beware of schools like devry and phoenix which are profit making institutions dying to get your money and offer little. ...Read more

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Results from X-ray says the following?

Need information: What did the x-ray report say? Cannot address the issue unless that is presented. Ask the question again with the full report. ...Read more

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Is haziness in X-ray due to mnemonitis?

Is haziness in X-ray due to mnemonitis?

Could be: "haziness" in a chest x-ray can be due to multiple reasons, pneumonia being one of them. Make sure your doc explains to you what he thinks about it and his plan for you. Best to you. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of sun rays?

Sun rays: http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-5999/10-Healing-Benefits-of-the-Sun.html

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