I am not qualified to interpret diagnostic imaging or to diagnose disease. Please consult a physician for that information. I am the photographer. I can tell you what to expect during most MRI, CT and X-ray procedures.
I now have more than 30 years experience in diagnostic imaging. My specialty is MRI. I am also very familiar with CT and the way we used to take x-rays (everything's digital now)!
I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Radiologic Technology.
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Hello, Mammie. You are at a higher risk of developing cancer than someone who has never had any x-rays, but that's not something to lose sleep over. There is nothing you can do to reverse or remove
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