I recently had a chest x-ray because I've been really SOB during our vacation. The humidity has been extra bad since we're near a lake. The Urgent Care physician gave me a shot of prednisone, and did take a chest x-ray. He showed me where that there was just a flat line at the bottom of my lung, and said that was "really bad" without explaining. I'll take a copy of the x-ray to my Pulmonary Doctor in a couple months, but I'm very afraid of what this means for now. Thanks for any input. I am not on oxygen yet, and have maintained the same lung function for six years since I quit smoking.