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What are side effects of breast ultrasound?

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Ultrasound is safe, and there are no side effects. It doesn’t use radiation like X-rays do.

From: Breast Cancer and Breast Ultrasound WebMD Medical Reference

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RadiologyInfo.org: "Breast Ultrasound."

American Cancer Society: “Breast ultrasound.”

John Hopkins Medicine: “Breast Ultrasound.”

Healthline: ”Breast Ultrasound.”

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on August 12, 2017

SOURCES:

RadiologyInfo.org: "Breast Ultrasound."

American Cancer Society: “Breast ultrasound.”

John Hopkins Medicine: “Breast Ultrasound.”

Healthline: ”Breast Ultrasound.”

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on August 12, 2017

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