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An X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body. When focused on the chest, it can help spot abnormalities or diseases of the airways, blood vessels, bones, and heart.
A bronchoscopy may be necessary to diagnose several conditions, including a chronic cough or infection. Learn more about the procedure and risks.
Your doctor may request a neck X-ray if you have a neck injury or persistent numbness, pain, or weakness in your arms. Here's what to expect.