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Hysterosalpingography (hsg) worries--is that stuff they inject safe? What about xrays of ovaries?
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
2 doctors agree
In brief: Safe contrast &
Only use small amount of x-rays to be safe. See radiologyinfo.Org.

In brief: Safe contrast &
Only use small amount of x-rays to be safe. See radiologyinfo.Org.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
The contrast - 'stuff' - used nowadays is sterile, non-toxic, and washes out with water; it is very safe except possibly to women with iodine sensitivity.
The amount of x-ray exposure to the ovaries, even in a lengthy study is still way below the allowed safe radiation limits for gonads. The procedure is kept as brief as possible, while still getting the needed information.

In brief: Yes
The contrast - 'stuff' - used nowadays is sterile, non-toxic, and washes out with water; it is very safe except possibly to women with iodine sensitivity.
The amount of x-ray exposure to the ovaries, even in a lengthy study is still way below the allowed safe radiation limits for gonads. The procedure is kept as brief as possible, while still getting the needed information.
Dr. Gerard Honore
Dr. Gerard Honore
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