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how long does it take to get over walking pneumonia

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
2-4 weeks: depending on the severity of the infection and if you are a smoker.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unrelated: In the 3 -4 months since you had this problem it has healed & the lung tissue returned to normal, Any body aches you have now would be unrelated t ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Walking pneumonia: This is not a good medical term and is used to describe patients with pulmonary parenchymal infections that do not require hospitalization. It can be ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
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
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Lotz
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Variable: Typical episodes of acute bronchitis may last 2-3 weeks before resolution. Symptoms lasting longer should be reported to your physician as their is a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
20 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Depends on cause: Depends on the underlying cause of pleurisy. The recovery period may vary from weeks to months.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
20 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
2 to 4 weeks: It can take up to 4 weeks to completely recover from viral pneumonias, mostly depending on the cause (type of virus) causing the infection.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
Depends: On the severity of the cellulitis and the causative agent of the cellulitis. Most are over the cellulitis in days to weeks.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
Pleurisy?: It you mean pleurisy? It may take few days- weeks to resolve. It depends on the cause and how fast your body is able to heal it.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Several weeks: The antibiotic will be finished in 10-14 days , but the swelling and color change will persist even for weeks to months. Bromelian will help these po ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
3 months: Ambulation is started immediately post op with limited weight bearing initially at first. Hopefully by 3 months walking is fairly good although an ass ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berkowitz
33 years experience Psychiatry
It depends...: On what you were using it for and what dose you were on. If you were using it for insomnia, you might find that you are sleeping better even after ju ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: It varies from smoker to smoker and other factors such as how much one smokes a day and how long that individual has been a smoker.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
36 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Weeks to months: Depending on the severity of the illness and the age of the patient it can take several weeks to a few months for compete recovery.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Longer than flu: "bird flu" , or avian influenza, in general is moe serious than seasonal influenza. It is not uncommon to be sick for longer than a week, and for som ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
36 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Weeks to months: Depending on the severity of the illness and the age of the patient it can take several weeks to a few months for compete recovery.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
It depends: If the bone is fractured, it can take about 6 weeks. Lesser injuries can heal sooner. It really depends on the type of injury. Seeing a podiatrist ca ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Acute/chronic hives: Hives vary greatly in duration, so we call hives lasting <6 wks acute, and >6 weeks chronic. It depends on the cause. A mild drug reaction may cause h ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
20 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Depends on cause: Duration of recovery from pleurisy depends on underlying cause. There are several infectious and non-infectious conditions that cause inflammation of ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
DEPENDS ON THE: Location, size of muscle anf type of injury that caused it, but usually 4-6 weeks.
A 68-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Usually Lifelong: Assuming that the diagnosis is correct, paranoid schizophrenia is a lifelong condition like diabetes which we manage but never actually cure.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
2-5 days: Influenza treatment is 5 days of tamiflu or relenza (zanamivir). Influenza usually lasts 7-10 days so you should be better 2 to 5 days after completi ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
UH BOY...: There is a reason why they used to call this disease the "100 day cough". In my experience, it takes several weeks(2-4), sometimes longer. This is tr ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rudolf Zak
18 years experience Podiatry
Broken foot : Depends on the type of fracture and location but typical 6 weeks.
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