How can you get rid of radiation from a cat scan?

August 29, 2013 by  
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Question by Frasier C.: How can you get rid of radiation from a cat scan?
Today I got my first cat scan and no one told me how much radiation this puts out. Should I be worried? Please help. Plus is there such a way to detox the radiation out of my body?

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Answer by Ashley
There is not way to detox your body of radiation. The harmful effects come from the impact it has on your cells at a molecular level but the radiation does not stay in your body so to speak. Having a CT is like having 400 quite a few x-rays depending on what kind of scan you had. I would not say freak out by any means but it is definitely something to be aware of in the future when your doctor wants you to undergo a CT scan.

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2 Responses to “How can you get rid of radiation from a cat scan?”
  1. Graybeard says:

    Radiation?? A CT scan is an x-ray imaging device. If someone mentioned radiation in some other form of scan, the radiation doesn’t remain long enough to make any difference.,

  2. greatfish says:

    I don’t think it is much to worry about or anything you can do other than eat a very healthy diet. Read up on natural blood purifiers and I’ve read that cilantro has heavy-metal cleansing properties. I’m curious about your respiratory condition, I’ve improved my health from a serious industrial lung problem. Email if you wish.

    Another good thing to do is have your blood drawn regularly, whether you donate it or not.

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