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Exposure to X-rays during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   HI
User :   hi doc..i am XXXXXXX
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   i had undergone a CT scan for eye injury 15 days back ...
Doctor :   ok
User :   my pregnant daughther stays with me
Doctor :   ok
User :   is she exposed to radiation..from me
User :   am i emiting x rays
Doctor :   Well it can be that she would be exposed to it
Doctor :   She shall need to get the Radiation Exposure test done
User :   for how long the effect of radiation is there in the body
Doctor :   It shall depend on the Effects of the radiation more so than the
Doctor :   than the durations of exposure but that is also to be considered
User :   but she was not exposed
User :   i was exposed to radiation
Doctor :   it shall be the Intensity of the radiations and the Duration of exposure
User :   later on after the test she came to take care of me
Doctor :   Since you are emitting the rays and she is living with you
Doctor :   she is exposed to the radiations
User :   in CT scan alos i emit rays ?

Doctor :   that is What you have told that you are emitting The radiations
Doctor :   And i have gone with you
Doctor :   but CT scan will not emitt
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