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CT scan my_babies Due March 15; 317 posts
17th Nov '12

A couple days ago, I had to have a ct scan to rule out pulmonary embolism which thankfully all went well. At the scan the tecnicisan covered my belly to add extra protection to my baby but i still worry. Has any one had to be expose to radiation during their pregnancy and all was ok with your little one?

~Mommy2NuNu~ 17 kids; 福井市, Japan 1511 posts
17th Nov '12

i had to twice and my lo was fine

Kelly&Coralie 1 child; Rochester, NY, United States 56009 posts
17th Nov '12

A CT doesn't have radiation (as far as I know)



Did you mean a VQ scan? Where they injected dye to check for a PE?\


ETA that I just looked it up and a CT does use radiation

I had a VQ scan to check for PE when I was pregnant. Cora is fine. I think I had a few chest xrays as well