Chest X- Ray

A radiograph using a small dose of ionizing radiation, to produce images of the lungs, heart, and the chest wall is called a chest X-ray. It is the most common imaging diagnostic test done. It helps to identify conditions like pneumonia, emphysema, and cancer.

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How to manage dry cough that is present from a week?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 37-year-old female with a weight of 51 kilograms and a height of four feet ten inches. I have a dry cough for a week intermittently. I have a slight heaviness in the chest while breathing. Kindly suggest.   Read Full »


Dr. Md Rajja

Internal Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, General Medicine Physician, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can take an X-ray of the chest in a posteroanterior view. You can do a throat swab test to rule out covid-19 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2). You can take tablet Azithromycin 500 mg once a day for five days, tablet Loratidine 10 mg thrice a day for...  Read Full »

My 3-year-old child is suffering from a lump on the neck. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, My 3 year old child has a lump on the right side of his neck. We had observed this a few months back and it has increased a little in size right now. At present, he is having fever since two days. The pediatrician has advised to control temperature through medicines for three days and the...  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Child Health Specialist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, Medical Gastroenterologist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is not a big issue most of the time. These lumps if less than 1 cm size is a normal part of the body. We see unusual lumps in the case of tuberculosis and it does not appear in your case. If it is not increased much, only one in number and less than 1 cm with soft in...  Read Full »

Does overexposure or repeated exposure to radiation carry a risk of cancer?

Query: Hi doctor, I am anxious because I have been having chest pain after COVID-19. I took nine chest x-rays, one abdomen x-ray, two CT scans,and one abdomen CT scan. I am so scared that all the radiation exposure has increased my cancer risk, and these tests were done in a little time. Will I get cancer...  Read Full »


Dr. Ruchi Bahuguna

Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your case history and would like to discuss with you the following points. Radiation from one chest x-ray is roughly about 0.02 mSv, and one x-ray abdomen is approximately about 0.07 mSv, one CT (computed tomography) chest is approximately about 5-8 mS...  Read Full »

Why is there a loss of 5 kg weight in one year?

Query: Hi doctor, I have lost 5 kg in one year. I also have hair loss. I do not know the problem behind it. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are having a weight loss of five kilograms in one year. It can be due to anxiety, over-exercise, and due to less food intake than a requirement. You can rule out such common cause if it is present. If this is not the issue, then investigate with serum TSH (thyroid s...  Read Full »

What is the prompt treatment for COVID-19 infection?

Query: Hello doctor, My sister-in-law is COVID positive, detected yesterday by RT PCR. She is 35 years old. She has a mild dry cough and nasal congestion. Today, she had an HRCT done that showed patchy ground-glass opacities in the superior and the posterior basal segment of the right lower lobe and the l...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, your sister-in-law has been suffering from a mild dry cough and nasal congestion. According to HRCT chest (high resolution computed tomography) it suggested focal infiltrate resulting from pneumonia due to COVI...  Read Full »

What should I do to help my chest tightness?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a tight banding sensation around my upper torso, chest, and neck, that came on suddenly 24 years ago and has never gone away. The intensity rises and falls, but the sensation itself never goes away. It is always there whether I am active or at rest, asleep or awake.I have had x-r...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some further details about your symptoms: Does this banding sensation happens in the whole chest, or only in the upper part of the chest, or only in the lower part of the chest? Do you have any neck pain or upper back pain also? Do you have as...  Read Full »

Are my daughter's medicines prescribed for asthma?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 2 year 3 months old. Once she had very bad wheezing and flicking due to wood smoke in the home. Later, I took her to hospital and the doctor kept her in observation. He gave her Levolin for every 15 minutes for three cycles and Montelukast granules. After that, she started ...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. Your daughter seems to be having chemical pneumonitis or allergic bronchitis. At this point of time, we should not label her as having asthma. Allergic bronchitis will settle in two to three weeks and sometime, persist for a few months. Moreover, ...  Read Full »

What should I do to help my mom's severe breathing problem with PAH and heart failure?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother has been suffering from breathing problems for quite a long time. Local doctors used to provide inhalers and Deriphyline tablets for that. Since last year, it went severe, and lately, it has been diagnosed with severe PAH and right heart failure. She is unable to walk or do ...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, your mom has been suffering from severe breathing problems in a little activity for a long time. According to the ECHO report, severe PAH (pulmonary arterial hypertension) and right heart failure, but EF (eject...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for high fever and cough?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a question regarding my brother. He is sick and done some lab tests, also the corona test, but it is negative. Still, he has a severe fever and extreme cough on and off for almost 10 days. He also has diabetes. I have attached the prescription. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please note that the lab reports sent by you are indicative of probable COVID-19 infection (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The corona reports done by you are those of covid antibodies. Antibodies may or may not be positive. This report is ...  Read Full »

Kindly help with my symptoms of chest pain, cough, and dry throat due to ozone generators.

Query: Hello, my family and I are cleaning a Spa that has one of those Ozone Generators. The Spa didn't notify us of what it was and we really didn't pay attention since it was usually off and might have occasionally turned on by itself but that was usually around 5-10 minutes before we left. The last clea...  Read Full »


Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello Dear sorry about your health condition. Yes ozone exposure in few individuals may cause more problems due to increased sensitivity. The symptoms including cough, throat irritation, chest tightness etc. Treatment is avoid exposure to the ozone. Vit e supplements may be useful. Budesonide m...  Read Full »

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