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Do we get radiation exposure by touching and carrying all the items that were x-rayed at the airports?

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Dr. Loren Lewis
Occupational Medicine
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In brief: No

Xrays do not "contaminate" the items that are xrayed.
You do get a small amount of radiation exposure from getting the xray, but things xrayed do not become radioactive.

In brief: No

Xrays do not "contaminate" the items that are xrayed.
You do get a small amount of radiation exposure from getting the xray, but things xrayed do not become radioactive.
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