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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
See your MD: If you have a lung infection or pneumonia you should see your md and see if antibiotic treatment is indicated.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Try not to: get too frustrated. Your infection or your medications may be effecting your sense of taste. Hopefully this will resolve once you are well again. Tak ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
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Treatment: of a lung infection is tailored to understanding what is causing it. Only your examining physician can determine what the appropriate treatment might ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Go talk to your DR: Chronic cough suggests bronchitis- excessive mucous production and inflammation of your bronchial tubes or a sign of asthma. Pneumonia will present w ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Onion smell: This smell can come from the infection. Are you getting better or worse? How is fever, cough fatigue? If you feel the symptoms are worsening then y ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Exam!: I encourage you to go to a medical clinic or hospital as quickly as possible to be examined. Your lung condition could be due to a pneumonia or other ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Waking up in the: middle of the night with cough/breathing problems can be a sign of acid reflux disease, ongoing infection, sleep apnea, or allergic rhinitis/sinus dra ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Lung infection : Call the surgeons office and let them know about the infection , the actual diagnosis and treatment ordered and they should make the decision., as ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
47 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
NOT USUALLY: While on antibiotics alcohol should be avoided as it may interfere with absorption or metabolism of the antibiotic. Also the duration of antibiotic ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: I realize that you are already under the care of a doctor and that you may even be treated for whooping cough. If your lung function is in reasonabl ... Read More

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