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Once surgeons put metal in you such as knees or neck; how can you ever have that part x-rayed again?


Or can you be? Why would they not opt to use plastic?

 

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    Jackie Lynnley 2 years ago

    Guess I wonder too if you are sensitive to things like microwaves or say...lightening! lol


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    Jackie Lynnley 2 years ago

    I just wonder why a good grade of plastic wouldn't be better?


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    Jackie Lynnley 2 years ago

    Ah; well the way they always ask before they x-ray if you have any metal in you I always thought if you did it was bad news! lol


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    Jackie Lynnley 2 years ago

    Yes that was one of my thoughts too; glad you mentioned it. Hope someone answers that.

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    Jackie Lynnley 2 years ago

    Yes; MRI is really what I had in mind. I do wonder too though about the knee surgeries; it seems most have gone to plastic (my mom had that) but they still put metal in some ppl. I just wonder why it isn't just one way; the best way.

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    Jackie Lynnley 2 years ago

    Great; thank you, this is what I wanted to know. I guess you don't buss with the microwave either then? lol