X-ray is a form of high energy electromagnetic radiation that have the ability to see through a person’s skin to reveal images of bones. With the advanced technology in medicinal field, X-rays are focused on light waves to detect the images.
Most of the x-rays are used to check the fractures and broken bones for any other reasons. X-rays are used on chest can spot pneumonia, X-ray of face can give an image of bones is face, x-ray on jaws can reveal the cavities etc.
Here are some common types of X-rays:
Risks of X-rays:
The entire above are different types of X-rays to simplify the diagnosis process of various diseases. The more you are exposed to scans in your life time the risk also increases. Larger dosage of rations can cause harmful effects causing Headaches, Nausea and vomiting.