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How do you treat pnemonia

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
12 years experience Psychiatry
Because: Because sometimes it is discovered too late. Sometimes what can happen is people think it is just a flu or a cold and never go to the doctor. By the t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bonnie Bock
46 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Antibiotics are usually very successful to treat many pneumonias. Patients with lung cancer may be more complex to treat or may require longer treatm ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Quinn
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Antibiotics: There are many treatments for pneumonia including antibiotics, breathing treatments, oxygen and sometimes hospitalization is needed.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Antibiotics depends: It vis treated with antibiotics and the choice of antibiotics depends on whether it is nursing home aquired pneumonia, community aquired pneumonia, ho ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
20 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Antibiotics: While some cases of pneumonia are caused by viruses and other pathogens, those caused by bacterial organisms respond well to antibiotics. Once the num ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Recheck: Go back for re-examination of your lungs. If the lungs are found to be normal (exam, oxygen saturation, CXR) then perhaps seeing a chiropractor for ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
17 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Most likely: Amoxicillin has activity against the most common bacteria that cause pneumonia.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Quick Guide: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/300455-treatment.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
38 years experience Pediatrics
Pneumonia: Most likely your child will need antibiotics. There are also medicines that can help breathing, especially if there is wheezing, too. Please have her/ ... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Antibiotics: With antibiotics,but more importantly,the cause of the aspiration needs to be determined.

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