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Pelvic X Ray
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
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
I had a ct 5 days ago and 3 x-rays today pelvis/abdomen flank pain all normal. Dr wants another ct with and w/o contrast done. Is this a cancer risk?
Low risk: It does seem to be excessive the risks should be counted through out your lifetime. If you didn't have any other studies requiring X-ray radiation you'd be fine. But this seems really excessive when ultrasound or MRI can be used to get more information. Try suggesting these non ionizing radiation studies ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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?
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