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What are the risks of back scattered X-ray machines at airports?
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Dr. Hanford Brace
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Danger
All of us are subject to radiation whether from the sun and space as well as all we face with standard x-rays and ct scans.
The federal government is already worried with all the ct scans we get during our lifetime but the likelihood of overexposure at airports is not much in the overall radiation we get. Radon gas is a source that currently is unknown. Avoid any radiation if possible!

In brief: Danger
All of us are subject to radiation whether from the sun and space as well as all we face with standard x-rays and ct scans.
The federal government is already worried with all the ct scans we get during our lifetime but the likelihood of overexposure at airports is not much in the overall radiation we get. Radon gas is a source that currently is unknown. Avoid any radiation if possible!
Dr. Hanford Brace
Dr. Hanford Brace
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Zero
There is no risk. The dose is infinitesimal.

In brief: Zero
There is no risk. The dose is infinitesimal.
Dr. Arnold Friedman
Dr. Arnold Friedman
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