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Is it safe to have a X-ray twice in a week?

Is it safe to have a X-ray twice in a week?

OF What?: The usual rule of thumb is that if an imaging study is indicated then the risk of the study should be outweighed by the benefits. Would be helpful to know what kind of exam you are asking about and why you need it that often. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have two x-ray's done within two months of each other?

Yes: If for medical reasons at a proper hospital or imaging center, 'yes' for certain. ...Read more

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How many times per year can I do X-ray scan? How many times are considered safe and how many times are considered too much exposure to radioactivity?

It depends: In general, it is good to weigh the risk vs the benefit. So, why are you getting x-rays? If there's no good reason, then even one is too many. If, however, a deadly process is being followed (although i cannot imagine what deadly process would be followed with x-rays), then you can have some. Talk to the doctor who is ordering the x-rays and ask if the benefit outweighs the risk! ...Read more

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How often in a year can you safely get back or any x ray ? Is it safe? Thanks Brenda bcamardella@wcpss.net

How often in a year can you safely get back  or any x ray ?  Is  it safe? Thanks Brenda bcamardella@wcpss.net

May need more than o: Radiation exposure is additive over your entire life not just over one year. Always consult with a doctor and discuss risk and benefit over xray that you need. They are safe, but only do if medically necaccary and do not over do. Thanks and best of luck. ...Read more

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Is head x ray safe for 2 years old baby?

Is head x ray safe for 2 years old baby?

Yes but ...: You always have to ask why is any given test being done? What is being searched for? Is this the best way to do it or is there a better way to get the answer? I don't know enough about your child to answer those questions now but that is what you want to find out. X-Ray machines these days use much lower doses than they did in the past. ...Read more