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Lab infrastructure in Kolkata
Kolkata is amongst the top and most affordable cities in the medical field. Not only that, it is developed in all the other sectors as well, which makes it one of the most populated cities of India. The rate of disease also becomes high. Chronic diseases such as cardiac illness, kidney failure, diabetes, etc., have become common diseases. But by adopting the latest technology, the city effectively tackles these ailments.
The labs’ infrastructure of Kolkata is up to the global standard. They are well equipped with all the automated machines needed for testing. X-Rays, incubators, urine analysers, ABG machines, etc., are all present based on the latest technology. It helps to diagnose any disease accurately. You can book X-Ray tests with the reputed and certified labs through the MFine app. It allows you to book the test from anywhere in just a few simple clicks.
Why book an X-Ray test?
The images formed by the X-Ray test show black and white shades of different parts. The white colour shows bones, and the dark colour shows tissues and ligaments. The images formed by the X-Ray can detect broken bones, ligaments, cartilages, etc. It provides a detailed image of the internal organs of the body. The X-Ray is done for the following reasons:
- Determines severity of fractures
- Pain in the joints
- Kidney stones
- Obstruction in the urinary tract
- Constant pain and swelling
- Stiffness in spine
- Infections of the bone and soft tissue
If you have any injury, you should get the test done to detect any severe damage or abnormalities in different parts. X-Ray is a non-invasive and safe test.
What are all tests included in the X-Ray?
In X-Ray, there are no pre- or post-tests required. Instead, radiologists only perform X-Ray tests to generate the internal structure image; for conducting this test, an X-Ray machine is used that produces X-Rays.
What preparation is required for an X-Ray?
You don’t need to make many preparations before the test. There is no need to alter your diet or fast before the test. However, there are a few things about which you should inform your doctor beforehand about the test. First of all, you should inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have claustrophobia.
Other than that, tell them if you have any implants, pacemaker devices, etc. Your radiologist should know if you are on any medication. It would be best to leave all the jewellery and electronic devices at home. The test involves using contrast dye, so if you are allergic to it or have kidney disease, it is best to inform your radiologist or doctor.
What is the average cost of X-Rays in Kolkata?
The cost of X-Rays depends on the city, the lab partner, the specific recommendations made by the physician, and some other factors. The average cost of this test in Kolkata is usually between Rs. 200 to Rs. 250. We highly recommend looking up the actual cost when booking the appointment.
How to book an X-ray in Kolkata?
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Frequently Asked Questions
Are there any discounts running on MFine for X-Ray test?
You can avail up to 50% discount on MFine for X-Ray test. This may vary based on your location and the preferred lab partner.
Will I get a report analysis after the test?
Yes, your report analysis will be done by an expert doctor for free on MFine app.
Are there any packages available on MFine for scans?
Yes, there is the Healthy Heart Package and Complete Pollution Package that you can avail through MFine. These packages include multiple scans to detect problems or diseases.
I am staying in Hyderabad. Can I book the X-Ray test for my mother staying in Kolkata?
Yes, you can book the test from anywhere through the MFine app. You can easily schedule an appointment for your mother with the reputed labs of Kolkata in just a few simple clicks.
Is a prescription required to conduct the X-Ray test?
Usually, doctors prescribe the X-Ray test to check for any broken bones, ligaments, or cartilages after injury. However, you can also get the test done without a prescription. Just go to the MFine app and book the test.
What type of injuries cannot be detected by X-Ray?
X-Ray is an imaging test that can effectively detect fractures in bones injury in ligament and cartilage. However, this test cannot detect hairline fractures, bone bruises, or torn ligaments.
How to interpret the result?
X-Rays form black and white images. The black colour shows the soft tissues through which the X-Ray can penetrate. The white colour shows bones that do not allow the ray to pass through them and blocks their passage.
Can I reschedule the X-Ray test?
Yes, with the MFine app, you can reschedule the test. It is an easy and convenient way to book the test online. In the app, there is an option too, location or date of the appointment.
What are the risks involved with X-Ray?
Usually, there are no side effects associated with the X-Ray test, and the test is perfectly safe for children. However, some people might feel dizziness, vomiting, nausea, etc. Also, some get reactions from contrast dye, due to which their heart rate increases rapidly. In all these cases, one should consult their doctor.
Are X-Ray results available immediately?
No, X-Ray results are not available immediately, and it takes around 2 to 3 days as doctors need to evaluate the images so formed. However, you can get the results in a few hours in an emergency case.
For how long does the contrast dye stay in your body post-X-Ray?
A contrasting medium is a chemical that contains iodine and Barium. It outlines a particular part of the body. It is either provided as a pill, injection, or enema. For people with normal kidney functioning, the contrast dye is excreted out of the body within a day. However, if you have some kidney disorder, it may take time. In that case, you need to go to a doctor.
Do I get to go home immediately after an X-Ray?
Yes, you can immediately go home after the test has been completed. However, if you experience vomiting, dizziness, nausea, etc., your doctor may ask you to stay for a while. Also, if you are suffering from some chronic diseases, you need to stay for a little while to check for any complications.
How long does the X-Ray take?
X-Ray tests usually take 15 minutes to perform, and it is a quick and painless test that forms the image of the internal structure using contrast dye and electromagnetic X-Rays.