Some people have entered these rooms, but surely many didn’t know of some things to do before entering. So here you have some things you should do before going into the x-ray room:
Consult With Your Doctor First
First, you must talk to your doctor, if he recommends you to do it or if he gives you the order. Also, you should ask if you have to be without breakfast because it’s a requirement normally for cases of digestive exams. And in case you’re pregnant, consult your doctor, too.
Wear Comfortable Clothes
It’s recommended to wear comfortable clothes and shoes, because you have to remove all, or part of your clothes, during the time of the exam.
You Cannot Wear Jewelry Or Metal Things
You must leave any kind of accessories in your house because before the exam you must remove everything. You cannot do this type of exams with anything metal on top, because it’s harmful.
Arrive In Advance
It’s advisable to arrive in advance for the exam appointment because usually you have to fill out some documents by hospital rules, and to know more about your medical history. And obviously, you must have the doctor’s order, which is where the technologist will be informed about the parts that will be examined.
X-rays mean that your body, or especially the part that’s being examined, is exposed to small doses of ionizing radiation, and all of this, to be able to have an internal image. If you need to make one, you just have to take into account these tips and you’ll be ready.