Used by doctors to diagnose and monitor medical conditions, a CT scan allows your physician to visualize what is going on inside of your body. To create these detailed images of internal structures, the scanner emits x-rays through the target area. Is there any reason to worry, though, that this exposure to x-ray radiation is harmful to your health? Not according to medical experts and those within the medical community. In the video below, learn more about CT scans and the limited risk of radiation exposure associated with the test.
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