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Chest and lungs still congested after a month no fever is it pneumonia

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Can be pneumonia?: Symptoms are consistent with bronchial process, can be asthma or an allergic reaction. Best to discuss with your doctor.
Dr. Steven Neish
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes: Yes, you can have a serious infection without fever. However, it is not likely that you have bacterial pneumonia without a fever. Many of the cases ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Possibly: Have you seen a physician, had a flu test or a chest xray?- time for an examination. Never ignore a febrile illness.
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Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Be watchful: Its not unusual for flu symptoms to last this long. But if you have productive cough and shortness of breath or if you have underlying conditions like ... Read More
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Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely, but: Pneumonia as a complication of influenza is less likely in a young heathy adult, as compared to those over age 65 and people with a chronic medical co ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not normal: Definitely not normal. Among possibilities, complicated pneumonia/ pneumonitis of a different etiology/ different concomitant condition, related or no ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Curreri
24 years experience Pulmonology
Pneumonia : If it had been 6 days on antibiotics and you still have fever, you should probably seek medical attention and change antibiotics as something is missi ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
13 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not likely: The cough and wheezing after the flu (or any viral cold) can last up to 28 days and still be normal. If you are coughing up thick dark phlegm or still ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Flu: I would recommend you wait until the asthma is adequately controlled before you take the vaccine.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Atelectasis....: Atelectasis, which is when there is collapse of the small airways in the lungs, could account for your symptoms. If you get an incentive spirometer, a ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: Either incompletely treated pneumonia versus a second infection. Would suggest a thorough history, clinical exam, chest x-Ray and treatment as needed. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: You need to be reevaluated. See your doctor as soon as you can. You may have a viral illness or complication of bronchitis.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would suggest another visit with your PCP. You may need to use an inhaled steroid combined with Albuterol/serevent more often or they may increase ... Read More
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