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What Is The Result Of Chest Xray In Pertussis
If i was sent for a chest x-ray, would the person doing the xray be able to see the results or just the doc?
The doc reads X-ray : The person taking the film is usually a technologist. They are trained to take the images but are not trained in image interpretation. Their medical training is limited as well. The radiologist reading the study has at least 5 years of training after medical school in image interpretation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A chest x-ray is the basic radiographic study for evaluation of the heart and lungs. It usually consists of 2 views: postero-anterior and lateral. The image is now usually acquired digitally with the sensor placed against the front of the chest for the pa view and on the left side of the chest for the lateral view. Pneumonia, heart enlargement, CHF and many other ...Read more
Not necessarily: You should not have to wait too long. Usually report delivered to referring physician in matter of minutes in todays electronic world. I would contact physician or office manager to find out reason for delay. You are entitled to results in reasonable amount of time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you advise if i had a chest X-ray last thursday march 6, 2014. I'm still waiting for the results. How long do I have to wait ?
Quite rapid tody: In these modern times the results from digital exams are usually faxed to referring doctor in rapid fashion, once study is dictated. My physicians receive reports in less than a minute after my dictation. The physician has to look at reports.My advice is to call office manager of physician who requested study. I have found this results in more satisfactory response than speaking to receptionist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello, today I received my results from a chest x-Ray and it said my lungs are hyperextended what does that mean?
X-Ray: you need to discuss this with the ordering/examining doctor as they have your history, your results and have done an exam. They are in the best position to explain things and give you advice. ...Read more
My chest X-ray result shows mild pleural-parenchymal tenting what does this mean & what i suppose to take for it?
I did a chest x-ray. Its results says a very mild dextroscoliosis in the dorsolumbar spine. Is it something to worry about?!
See answer: Dextroscoliosis indicates a curvature of the spine (in your case mild and towards the right – “dextro”). This usually is a developmental variant, and not of clinical significance. As your dr. If you have continued concern but it should not be something to worry about. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends : would need to hear the detailed report to be sure but this usually refers to evidence that someone had TB in the past and it has left a scar. If you were treated for TB then likely nothing more will need to be done. If you have never been treated, you may need to be treated for either active or latent TB. This decision would be based on your history and symptoms. ...Read more
7 year old, went for a chest x ray, the doctor wants to discuss the results, do they have to discuss the results no matter if there normal or not?
Something abnormal: No; there is probably something abnormal there. ...Read more
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