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Safe X Ray Trying Conceive
Does x-Ray on chest and neck and heart test(forgot what it's called) effect you ovlulation or chances in conceiving was in car reck?
So if an Xray and ultra sound was already performed and nothing was found. I have irregular periods and a tough time conceive. What else can be done?
Much can be done.: You need to schedule an appointment with a reproductive endocrinologist to get your work-up started. ...Read more
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
How often in a year can you safely get back or any x ray ? Is it safe? Thanks Brenda email@example.com
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
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
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