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can you have walking pneumonia without a cough

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Walking pneumonia: This is a poor and virtually meaningless term referring primarily to whether a patient requires hospitalization or can be treated as an outpatient. Th ... Read More

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Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Without : Without examining you and possibly getting an x-ray, it's difficult to tell what is going on. However, any cough that lasts more than 2-3 weeks shoul ... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Walking pneumonia.: Rather than hitting you like a ton of bricks like a typical pneumonia, walking (atypical) pneumonia can present with more subtle symptoms that may lin ... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Walking pneumonia: Not sure what your team means by walking pneumonia? If you are walking then you can likely speed it up a bit but ask your team.
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: This generally means they do not consider you at much risk for being hospitalized and should respond to outpatient treatment. Your lungs must work wel ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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2-4 weeks: depending on the severity of the infection and if you are a smoker.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: A virtual appointment may be booked online, and this may help to better determine the cause and treatment.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: It may be possible. I would advise checking your temperature and staying well hydrated. If the cough is worsening, prolonged or associated with a feve ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. C. michael Bowman
45 years experience Pediatrics
Talk to the doctor: Many infants cough. Most often, it comes from inhaling milk at least occasionally. Sometimes they catch germs, such as viruses, from a brother or sist ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Any follow-up?: If you're still feeling residual symptoms three months after being sick, you should have had some follow-up with the treating doctor. Did you have an ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Cough is likely to linger for a while.
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A male asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Without : Without examining you and possibly getting an x-ray, it's difficult to tell what is going on. However, any cough that worsens, is associated with feve ... Read More
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