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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Love
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Doubtful : that you will catch pneumonia from contact with your phone. In general be sure to clean the surface of your phone.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Not Advisable: Besides physically limiting your ability to perform at your best, you increase the risk of more damage. With elevated white counts from infections, t ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Depietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: If someone really has pneumonia they are not likely to have the energy or aerobic endurance to play and sport while ill.
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Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
No : Your body needs to rest if suffering from a lung infection. Exercising with pneumonia can slow recovery or cause the infection and inflammation in you ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
What does this: person's physician say? It sounds like this person really wants to play in the basketball tournament badly. Generally rest is recommended for Pneumo ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: A child with a "bad cough" should be seen by his doctor. Common colds usually cause a mild cough, not a "bad cough". A bad cough can be bronchiolitis ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Contagion?: My answer would be until the symptoms have been gone for 24 hours. The fever and the nasty cough. Three days on antibiotics for sure, at least. This i ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Your activity should: be limited only by your symptoms. I think it would be safe as long as you don't over-exert your self. Ask your doctor to be sure.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Unlikely: Unless this is mycoplasma or chlamydia, two more common causes of atypical pneumonia it is not likely that his lungs are involved. One need not have ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not sure.: Not sure if you mean the pneumonia or CKD 3 caused stroke or the other way around. In either case the answer is not really. These entities are prett ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Neither: it is genetically determined, however, if really coarse features develop and are problematic, an endocrinologist may help check some hormonal levels, ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Heart Dr. can check: While playing sports, a person could faint for several reasons. He could be overheated or maybe was not drinking enough fluids. In those two situation ... Read More

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