X rays

Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

X rays

High energy radiation used in high doses, either to diagnose or treat disease.
Mentioned in: Head and Neck Cancer

Patient discussion about X rays

Q. Is an X- Ray dangerous to my fetus? I fell down while I am pregnant and was sent to the ER. I was given an x- ray there, is the radiation dangerous to my fetus?

A. As far as I know one x-ray cannot harm your fetus since there is not enough radiation there to harm it. If you are worried consult a Doctor.

More discussions about X rays