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A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Lung: Walking pneumonia is often not seen on xray and is usually diagnosed by hostory and exam. It is caused by atypical bacteria but is easily treated.
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Exam vs X-ray: A doctor can often hear a pneumonia on a child days before the x-ray will turn positive. S/he can also miss a pneumonia that shows up on x-ray if the ... Read More
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Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
22 years experience Radiology
Lung infection: Walking pneumonia is an infection in the lungs which is treatable with antibiotics. It is typically not a severe infection.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mycoplasma infection: Walking pneumonia is the commonly used name for infection caused by the organism mycoplasma pneumoniae. It can have a varied presentation on chest xra ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcelo Laufer
32 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Asthma or whooping : 20 % of adults with cough lasting more than 3 weeks have whooping cough. The other possibilities are asthma and even relux. I would consult with a pul ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Pneumonia: Is shown on a chest x-ray as an area of "whiteness" in an area that would otherwise show normal "black" lung aeration. It could appear gray as well (j ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
31 years experience Pediatrics
Pneumonia : Pneumonia needs to be treated with antibiotics and close monitoring for complications
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
It happens: This far out it is unlikely that what you have is related to the prior illness. Most of these are simple respiratory viruses. If it slows you down eno ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. E. Regina Widman
46 years experience Family Medicine
CXR will confirm dx: Health Care provider will order a chest xray (CXR) if they want to confirm or rule out Pneumonia. Cold viruses can cause symptoms that seem like pneu ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Looks different: Pneumonia is a patchy or consolidated infiltrate, and TB are smaller cavitay lesions or spots in the lung.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Pneumonia. : Chest x-ray findings of an ammonia can take at least two months to clear even after appropriate and adequate treatment. So the persistence of this x-r ... Read More

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