Chest X-ray - Medical Reasons for Chest X-ray Test

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Published: February 07

The emergency room gave me a chest x-ray because I had severe pain under my left breast when I breathe in deep. I had a watery cough ever since the flu 7 weeks prior. The nurse practitioner said the x-ray was clear and that I have bronchitis. I was given an antibiotic 4 days ago, but it still hurts to breathe in. I am thinking this is something else as I am not improving much, but the wateriness has lessened a bit..

Published: June 23

My chest x-ray showed scattered straw-like things along the outer side of both of my lungs. Nobody could tell me what it was, just pointed it out! I was coughing up blood at the time and it was resolved with strong antibiotics..