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Is it safe to take more than 1 x ray in one month ?

hello my husband was diagnose to have pneumonia ,he was requested to have a sputum test,which he did and the result was negative,and when he went to their company doctor he again requested to have an x-ray exam,is it safe to have too many x-ray within a month,thanks apol;)
Sun, 8 Jan 2012
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Hi,thanks for query.It is a normal practice that after the diagnosis,a course of antibiotics is given.After completion of course repeat x-ray is done to see that pneumonia is resolved or not.there is no need to worry.this is required.bye.
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