Chest X-Rays- How They Help Asthma Patients

Asthma is a common condition that mainly involves children but can affect people at any age. Asthma attacks can be a threat; therefore, a patient suffering from this has to be well prepared with the tools and medication needed to treat it. Regularly, an asthma patient will have to undergo a chest X-Ray exam to help monitor symptoms and rule out other diseases in the lungs.

X-Ray machines are part of the medical imaging equipment that helps monitor asthma patients. A chest X-Ray can be very beneficial for diagnosing this condition. When getting a checkup for asthma, a doctor will most likely have the patient perform a type of physical and lung exam. A patient should talk about the symptoms to determine if the patient’s breathing is compromised due to asthma. Asthma can be a hereditary disease; therefore, a doctor will ask for a patient’s family medical history before performing an exam.

Medical imaging equipment such as X-Ray machines can help diagnose other diseases and rule out asthma. The lowest dose of radiation will be used for this type of test, and it is very common, therefore, the risk is very low. This type of exam is quick and can help a doctor determine what can be causing the symptoms. After having an asthma attack, a chest X-Ray will most likely be performed. This type of imaging exam can determine if there are other factors contributing to a breathing deficit. Other lung diseases like bronchitis, lung cancer, and pneumonia can all be diagnosed with X-Ray machines. 

If you’re looking to purchase an X-Ray system,  at Medilab Global, you can contact us anytime to help you determine which option is best suited for your facility! If you are a Doctor or facility looking to sell used medical equipment, we buy medical equipment and can help you purchase or trade for one of our options! You can fill out this form, and be sure to contact us! We have medical imaging equipment for sale, like refurbished X-Ray machines for sale, and we are happy to help. We ship worldwide to hospitals, clinics, pain management facilities, and much more!


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