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my chest xray says i have viral pneumonia, but i have no symptoms other then chest pain when inhaling deeply could this possibly be a collapsed lung?

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Unlikely: Though a chest xray is not the most reliable test for a collapsed lung (pneumothorax) it is pretty good. If there is a viral pneumonia on xray that could cause your symptoms.
Answered on Apr 16, 2017

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