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10 Jul 2010

Chest xray in second trimester
Dear GynaeDoc,

I am early in my second trimester and so far all has gone well.

I have just heard that I need to go for a chest x-ray in the next few weeks for a medical. From what I have read up on the internet it seems that this is a pretty ''safe'' procedure for just one x-ray specifically when using an apron to shield the foetus. Is this true or is it a more serious procedure that I should not undergo due to serious risk factors?

Thank you.
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

It is safe.

Best wishes
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