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Is there anything I can do before x-rays to prevent negative radiation effects?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Other than

shielding when appropriate, no.
Keep in mind that the theoretical risk is minimal for any particular xray. You can calculate it with an interactive tool at xrayrisk.com

In brief: Other than

shielding when appropriate, no.
Keep in mind that the theoretical risk is minimal for any particular xray. You can calculate it with an interactive tool at xrayrisk.com
Dr. Michael Gabor
Dr. Michael Gabor
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Use Lead apron

They are safe only if a lead apron is used to cover the abdomen if you are or suspect that you might be pregnant to avoid fetal alterations during development.

In brief: Use Lead apron

They are safe only if a lead apron is used to cover the abdomen if you are or suspect that you might be pregnant to avoid fetal alterations during development.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine

In brief: Lead apron for

shielding during x-ray.

In brief: Lead apron for

shielding during x-ray.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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