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Precautions should be taken to protect patients from unnecessary exposure to radiation. Patients should be shielded with lead aprons as much as possible.

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What are precautions for X-rays?

wear safety goggles

Should x-rays be taken during pregnancy?

This is very good question! X-rays must not be taken during the pregnancy. X-rays are very much harmful radiation for the fetus. There are other methods of imaging. Those should be used. X-rays are potentially teratogenic radiation. Teratogenic means you can have the abnormal baby. At times, the abdomen is covered with the metal sheet to protect the fetus and X-ray chest or of head is taken. In no case the fetus is exposed to the X-rays during first three months of the pregnancy.

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X-rays should be taken only when the benefit outweighs the risk, and that is a decision your doctor should make.

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