Are Non-medical Uses of Ultrasound Completely Safe?
However, ultrasound can affect the body, and the long-term effects of repeated or prolonged exposure are unknown. To be safe, health-care experts recommend that ultrasound be performed only by a trained provider and only when medically indicated.
Excerpted from: Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn
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