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Dr. Kenneth Murdock
53 years experience Radiation Oncology
No: Pseudomonas is a very difficult bacteria to treat. You will need to be on antibiotics for an extended period of time and your condition should be moni ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Depietro
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Common in the ICU: It is not common to get this infection in a normal host, that is someone who is healthy otherwise. This kind of pneumonia is fairly common in patient ... Read More
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
It occurs,: And can be life-threatening but in my experience most of the time that the organism is isolated from respiratory cultures in hospitalized patients, it ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Pre-existing lung DZ: Patient with COPD or cysytic fibrosis or bronchiectasis are more likely to have pseudomonas infection as well as those on a mechanical ventilator.
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Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Cystics, COPD: Patients with cystic fibrosis and patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with bronchiecteisis or pathologic dilation of their bronchi are ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Complicated: Carbapenems combined with fluorinated quinolones would probably be best. Aminoglycosides do not penetrate lung tissue very well, but might be added b ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
By having bad luck..: P. Putida is a very common germ that lives in soil and freshwater environments all over the world. Many types of bacteria are in soil. Sometimes, peop ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Depietro
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not really: Pseudomonas is a very dangerous bacteria that infects those who are chronically or critically ill . ( such patients with cystic fibrosis or in the i ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Depietro
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: Pseudomonas pneumonia is a severe potentially life threatening infection, it require antibiotics and support to care for. There is no scientific evide ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
22 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Antibiotics: It's a type of bacterium. Certain antibiotics kill it.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Bacterial infection: Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a gram-negative rod bacteria that can cause infection of the body, usually the lungs or skin. It is often seen in patients ... Read More
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