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How long does it take to get over walking pneumonia

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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2-4 weeks: depending on the severity of the infection and if you are a smoker.
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Month: Usually it takes 2 weeks to get rid of major cough, but 1-2 weeks takes to get rid of leftovers: morning cough , occasional fatigue. Exercise and fres... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
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 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Yes, it can happen: Yes, they can be infected so if they have symptoms do take them for medical evaluation and treatment. Here's a link to determine if they have symptoms... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Take it slow: Your infection took a toll on you. You start exercising with a regimen of progressive rigor. Start slowly, by walking and when you feel you are strong... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Majzun
Pulmonary Critical Care 14 years experience
Maybe: "walking pneumonia" typically refers to pneumonia that results in mild symptoms - hence the ability to "walk" rather than be in bed. These can be cau... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Newborn pneumonia: The answer is 'no.' when newborns get pneumonia, they usually get it from a germ in the maternal birth canal--either group b strept or chlamydia (more... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Majzun
Pulmonary Critical Care 14 years experience
Yes: Just use simple precautions like handwashing and covering your cough to prevent possible spread of the pneumonia. It should have no bearing on your ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Pneumonia : Pneumonia needs to be treated with antibiotics and close monitoring for complications
A male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: That non-specific label is usually used for a problem that can be handled as an outpatient.It can cover a lot of minor lower respiratory viruses that ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Depietro
Pulmonary Critical Care 35 years experience
Less severe: "walking pneumonia" just refers to a pneumonia in which patients have relatively milder symptoms.

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