Chest X ray question?

My Father-in-law has been refeered for various tests as he's been having throat problems and chest tightness since october. he's also a heavy smoker 40-60 cigs per day. He went for a chest x-ray today and had two frontals done. one of his throat and a side view of his chest. Is that routine doing a side... show more My Father-in-law has been refeered for various tests as he's been having throat problems and chest tightness since october. he's also a heavy smoker 40-60 cigs per day.
He went for a chest x-ray today and had two frontals done. one of his throat and a side view of his chest. Is that routine doing a side view x-ray as i don't think it is and am bit worried. He gets the results in 7 days.
Update: Thanks Angelface...you are an angel for putting my mind at rest x
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