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What to Expect When You Have an X-Ray for Rheumatoid Arthritis

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X-ray of male hand with broken pinkey
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X-ray of hands with highlighted joints
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X-rays and rheumatoid arthritis


Doctor showing and explaining to patient her X-ray
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How X-rays are used in the treatment of RA


Conceptual ray image
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How X-rays work


Radiation area, some danger to X-rays, but not severe
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Can X-rays hurt me?


Probably change into hospital gown for the x-ray
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What to wear – Part I


Easy cloths to wear for X-ray
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What to wear – Part II


Water, apple , and a book with bag.
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What to bring


Clinic lobby
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Arriving at the imaging clinic


Illustration of X-ray machine
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Your turn for an X-ray


Lead vests hanging in X-ray lab
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Protecting your reproductive system


Patient being x-rayed
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Getting the X-ray


Doctor in front of X-rays
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Getting the results


MRI incase the cheaper X-Rays do not identifie
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Limitations of X-rays


Lene  Andersen, MSW

Lene Andersen, MSW

@TheSeatedView

Lene Andersen is an author, health and disability advocate, and photographer living in Toronto. Lene (pronounced Lena) has lived with rheumatoid arthritis since she was four years old and uses her experience to help others with chronic illness. She has written several books, including Your Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Tools for Managing Treatment, Side Effects and Pain, and 7 Facets: A Meditation on Pain, as well as the award-winning blog, The Seated View.

Lene serves on HealthCentral's Health Advocates Advisory Board, and is a Social Ambassador for the RAHealthCentral on Facebook page, facebook.com/rahealthcentral. She is also one of HealthCentral's Live Bold, Live Now heroes — watch her incredible journey of living with RA.