You usually can go back to your normal routine right after a chest x ray.
A radiologist will analyze, or "read," your x-ray images. This doctor is specially trained to supervise x-ray tests and look at the x-ray pictures.
The radiologist will send a report to your doctor (who requested the x-ray test). Your doctor will discuss the results with you.
In an emergency, you'll get the x-ray results right away. Otherwise, it may take
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November 20, 2013
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