X-rays let doctors see what's going on inside a person's body — like if a bone is broken and how badly. These tests are quick and painless. You'll just need to sit still for a minute or two as the image is taken.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
This site is owned and maintained by the Office on Women's Health.
USA.gov | Helping America's Youth | HHS.gov