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When can an X-ray be done on a pregnant woman?
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In brief: When required
If the benefits of having the x-ray outweigh the risks to the fetus then an x-ray should be done.
X=rays are often required to aid in proper diagnosis under potentially life-threatening situations. In these types of scenarios it is acceptable to take x-rays on a pregnant woman.

In brief: When required
If the benefits of having the x-ray outweigh the risks to the fetus then an x-ray should be done.
X=rays are often required to aid in proper diagnosis under potentially life-threatening situations. In these types of scenarios it is acceptable to take x-rays on a pregnant woman.
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dr. Charles Kattuah
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Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry
In brief: When it's needed.
Radiation exposure doses from modern digital dental x-ray units are negligible.
Using a thyroid shield in addition to an abdomen shield is recommended. If a pregnant woman is having a serious dental problem that requires treatment, there is no contra-indication to getting an x-ray. There are numerous studies, reports, and official guidelines that support this.

In brief: When it's needed.
Radiation exposure doses from modern digital dental x-ray units are negligible.
Using a thyroid shield in addition to an abdomen shield is recommended. If a pregnant woman is having a serious dental problem that requires treatment, there is no contra-indication to getting an x-ray. There are numerous studies, reports, and official guidelines that support this.
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dr. Jared Plitt
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