A member asked:

A recent chest xray shows i have linear atelectasis in the lower lobes of each lung. can i go on an upcoming trip that involves a number of flights?

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Dr. Anthony Filly answered

Specializes in Radiology

Generally linear atelectasis is not a big deal. Why were you getting a chest x-ray?

Answered Oct 6, 2018

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Dr. Craig Carter answered

Specializes in Thoracic Surgery

Should not interfere with your travel plans.

Answered Dec 25, 2018

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