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Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
A lung infection: When a bacterium, fungus, virus, or parasite infect the lung.
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Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Lung infection: Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs. It can be caused by viruses or bacteria. Usually, symptoms include cough (often producing sputum), fever, & ch ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ken Starnes
8 years experience in General Practice
Pneumonia: Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs caused by bacteria, viruses, or fungus. It can be diagnosed by a physician by chest x-ray in most cases. Mos ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
A lung: infection.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terence Grogan
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Maybe: What symtoms do you have? You really should see your doctor to be evaluated.
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Pneumonia: Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs causes by bacteria or virus. Bacterial pneumonia is more common in community and needs antibiotics . The progn ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
No such medical cond: Your doctor maay be trying to simplify for you to understand that you might develop pneumonia, which can happen if you have bronchitis following sore ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Most patient will respond to antibiotics and any other support that is needed and the infection will resolve.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Quinn
16 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Antibiotics: There are many treatments for pneumonia including antibiotics, breathing treatments, oxygen and sometimes hospitalization is needed.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Both lungs: Pneumonia that affects both lungs.
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