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hi is it safe to have chest xray while 18 weeks pregnant?

hi is it safe to have chest xray while 18 weeks pregnant?
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973741 tn?1342346373
Hi!  Glad you found our forum! Welcome.  So, x rays are generally pretty safe during pregnancy.  Make sure to tell the X ray tech though so they take necessary precautions.  Here's an article on it https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/pregnancy-week-by-week/expert-answers/x-ray-during-pregnancy/faq-20058264.  It states that diagnostics is important and would outweigh any small risk.  
What are you needing the chest x ray for?  Is this your first baby? Are you excited?  :>))
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