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how to sleep with pneumonia

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Jacobs
66 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: 1-sleep propped up on a pillow or in a reclining chair 2-expand your lungs with an incentive spirometer before retiring 3-use oxygen if available 4-so ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
26 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep: You have identified symptoms of insomnia secondary to cough from pneumonia, you would have to treat the pneumonia first, taking something very sedatin ... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: This is too cold with or without a respiratory infection, to sleep in. 65 degrees should be appropriate at night.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felecia Sumner
10 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: Did you already see a doctor who diagnosed this? Are you taking an antibiotic? If you have already been officially diagnosed, then you should discuss ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No: A ceiling fan will not cause pneumonia.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Have you tried: 3 advil (ibuprofen) every 6 hrs as needed?
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Eaton
59 years experience Psychiatry
Med interactions: You need to re-cjheck with an internist Re: all meds interactions. Your remicade (infliximab) puts you at risk for infections (like pneumonias) and bl ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Symptoms c/w both: (a) pneumonia (some alveoli&bronchioles filled with fluid & WBCs fighting&eating bacteria) somewhat ↓ing lung breathing volume & effec ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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No: Getting up, normal activity and breathing activity is the best way to help your lungs heal.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Rattling noise: Try using a bronchodilator three or four times a day. In addition try sleeping with several pillows and keep a vaporizer going when you sleep.

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