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Hi i had a chest ex ray was sent by gp there said i would get

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Hi i had a chest ex ray was sent by gp there said i would get the results in 7 to 10 days if there was something serious showed up would i be informed quickly and roughly how quickly
Hi. Why was the chest x-ray ordered?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Its problems with pain in my back and side and have a significant amount of weight loss

OK. Yes, if there were something seen on the chest x-ray like pneumonia or a lung tumor or anything that might require urgent action on your doctor's part the radiologist would have called him right away and he would have called you right then and there. So basically if you haven't heard anything at most a day after the x-ray was taken, then the x-ray was normal
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

It was 72 hrs ago

Then if there had been anything serious seen you would have heard from your doctor by now.
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Hi--was the bad rating a mistake on your part? Was there any more information you needed?