An X-ray is an imaging test that is done using radiation to show your internal organs and bones. They can be used to find fractures, fluid buildup, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how X-rays work, why they are done, and much more.
What Is a Spinal X-Ray?
Find out how a spinal X-ray can help you and your doctor figure out why you're having neck and back pain.
X-Rays and Arthritis
WebMD tells you how X-rays are used to diagnose arthritis.
X-Ray Exams of the Digestive Tract
WebMD explains X-ray tests for digestive problems, including upper and lower GI exams.
Heart Disease and Chest X-Rays
Learn about the use of chest X-rays to help diagnose heart disease.