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Radiation and Pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: X-ray, Lab tests and Scans
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User :   hi doc ..
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   Are you with me
User :   my mom has to undergo CT head for some eye problem..
User :   she will stay with me after the test ..
User :   i am 7 weeks pregnant ...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   No you cannot go, because the radiation will affect the child
User :   will she emit any radiation ,after CT ,that can harm me and baby ...?
User :   i ma not going with my mom...
Doctor :   no she will not emit
User :   she can stay with me ..immediately after the test ..i mean for 2 -3 dyas
Doctor :   Do not even enter the room where x-ray or CT taken
User :   ok..
User :   but will my mother become a source of radaiton ...?
Doctor :   no

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