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Why Are X Rays Bad For Pregnant Women
Direct x-ray: radiation to the pelvis or body parts adjacent to the pelvis could potentially harm the developing fetus, and should be avoided if possible. X-rays of body parts remote from the pelvis(e.g. finger x-ray, mammogram, Head CT) result in no internal or external scatter radiation to the fetus, and therefor will have no effect on the pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
No: active ingedients are Vit B and C--neither of which is bad! Indulge! ...Read more
Caution: To use topically or ingest. Either way i would avoid the product. ...Read more
Is secondhand marijuana smoke extremely bad for pregnant women to be around? What are the causes of secondhand marijuana smoke around newborn babies?
In a way, yes: Some of the toxins inhaled from the smoke will enter your blood and travel through the umbilical cord to baby.It is well documented that the newborn affected by marijuana smoke will have a smaller skull volume & the question of related learning problems has conflicting findings.Your best approach to any such exposure is to avoid them at any stage of pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When required : If the benefits of having the x-ray outweigh the risks to the fetus then an x-ray should be done. X=rays are often required to aid in proper diagnosis under potentially life-threatening situations. In these types of scenarios it is acceptable to take x-rays on a pregnant woman. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Its ok: Eating an unripe mango is of no consequence to a pregnant woman, just wash it well before eating! ...Read more
Lamictal: Your doc will review risk with you. ...Read more
I am a 58 yo female w/a tortuous calcified aorta showing on my back X-ray should I be concerned??
One of MRI X-ray results is signal void. What is the medical definition of this term? And is it bad or good for the health?
I have dharp pain with pressurre in my back onbleft side below shoulder blade. They found a 5mm shadow in an x-ray. The pain is really bad @ night?
Ask "they"...: Sounds like you have already seen a medical professional for your symptoms if you have had an x-ray. It is not clear what type of x-ray you had or where the shadow was in a lung or in a bony structure. In any respect, the physician who ordered the study would be the most qualified person to give you an idea of diagnosis and rec. Further treatment. ...Read more
Ok, this a shrink: Answering your question. Others may not agree but i don't think getting hyper ; terrified is particularly good for anyone. Why upset yourself- especially if you are pregnant ? I found myself more emotional and upset by gross things when i was pregnant. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on the type of x-ray and whether or not your abdomen was shielded with a lead apron. The period of time up to about 12 weeks is when the babies internal organs and limbs are developing so x-rays should be avoided during this time period unless absolutely necessary. ...Read more
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