The X-ray technician gets the images within 10 minutes and sends the reports to the radiology doctor. The doctor views the X-ray image and then determines the absence or presence or the extent of an injury. Under severe conditions, the doctor recommends other diagnostic tests, imaging tests or blood tests. You can resume your normal activities after an X-Ray Pelvis test if you are advised to do so.
The radiologist looks for proper alignment of bones, cartilage, and joints like pubic symphysis and acetabulum, soft tissues outside the pelvis, and disruption of fat planes inside the pelvis.
Inform the doctor if you have any reaction to the contrasting medium. The doctor might suggest some medications to give you relief from itching, pain, redness or swelling due to the reaction.