A chest radiograph is used to identify conditions affecting the organs present in the chest like pneumonia, pneumothorax, heart failure, rib fracture, and hiatal hernia. Airways, breast shadows, ribs, cardiac silhouette, costophrenic angles, and diaphragm can be seen in a chest X-ray.
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Query: Hi doctor, I have no symptoms, and I am healthy. I had a chest X-ray last week to check my ribs due to a fall that I had. Last year I had a chest X-ray and then a chest CT and was told that I have a calcified granuloma in one of my lungs from an old infection and nothing to worry about. I also had ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please do not worry so much that you turn hypochondriac. Worrying will bring in illness that you do not have. Just eat healthily, be happy, exercise, have good close friends & family, stay away from alcohol and smoking. The X-ray you have provided (attachment... Read Full »