Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Medical Pain from x-ray?

  1. Apr 12, 2010 #1


    Dear Dr. Greenman,

    I have a question wherefor I do not find the way how to post it on the forum.
    It is related to radioactivity;:

    I had to lett taken a X-ray from my longs.
    When the machine made a grumpy noise, the picture got taken, but at that instant suddenly the whole side of my chest was sor(the chestside face-ing the positioned was suddenly in pain). I wonder now, few years later, what caused the pain, and if the reason could have bin a high dose of radiation? It has hurd perhaps couple of days.

    Sicerely yours to help me find the legal answer to this hospital question. I am from Belgium,
    and my name is Dirk Jacques Gielen.(Not Dirk Gielen)
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 12, 2010 #2

    berkeman

    User Avatar

    Staff: Mentor

    Re: How painful is it to die from acute radiation poisoning?

    Sounds like you pulled a muscle. What position were you in for the X-ray?
     
  4. Apr 12, 2010 #3

    Evo

    User Avatar

    Staff: Mentor

    Your thread was moved from the wrong forum.

    We do not diagnose people online. You should consult a medical doctor.
     
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook