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Emission of radiations after CT scan - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi doc ..
Doctor :   Hi
User :   i am ...28 married ..female
Doctor :   How can I help ?
User :   i am 6 weeks pregnant
User :   my husband had a CT scan for head 4 days back he still emitting x ray radiation it safe for me to be with him i am carrying ..?
User :   can that x ray any harm to my baby?
Doctor :   What did he have a Scan for and What radiations has he been emitting, how is that you know it ?
User :   he had CT scan for eye his eye is buldging ...he has thyroid problem...i don't know waht radiation ..but i just read that CT scan exposes a person.. to radiation
Doctor :   He will not be EMITTING any radiations at all they are passed on to him for the moment and they would not be emitting it late they shall only allow the radiations to pass through them and then it shall be fine
User :   is there any rasidual radiation left in the persons body after getting a CT scan ..thats what i want to know ?
Doctor :   NONE
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