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Related to X rays: ultraviolet, electromagnetic spectrum, Gamma rays, Radio waves, Roentgen Rays, Ultraviolet Rays
High energy radiation used in high doses, either to diagnose or treat disease.
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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
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