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pseudomonas lung infection prognosis

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Depietro
34 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
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Not that i know of in 40 years of treating infections.
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience Family Medicine
No: No there are none, if you have pseudomonal infection you need special antibiotic, and than longer you wait the worse it will get.

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Depietro
34 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
Dr. Luis Matos
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
NO: A pseudomonas lung infection ia a serious infection and not very common. You only get this if your immune system is weak. You need very strong antib ... Read More
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Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
I can't say for sure: But her age and current lung infection and being bed ridden, she is immunosupressed and is prone to sepsis, respiratory failure and heart attack.Progn ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. exam, then note: A doctor can write a note after doing an in-person exam. Generally, doctors do not write notes such as work-excuse or school-excuse notes, or back-to- ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
See your MD: If you have a lung infection or pneumonia you should see your md and see if antibiotic treatment is indicated.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
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You need an exam: to diagnose you with any infection, lung or otherwise
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on health: If one is a smoker you may well need antibiotics. If one is not a smoker and not severely ill you might wait a couple of days prior to see your docto ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Try not to: get too frustrated. Your infection or your medications may be effecting your sense of taste. Hopefully this will resolve once you are well again. Tak ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Knox
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Humidifier for Lungs: Your airways love warm, humidified air, coupled with frequent forced coughing to expel mucus. A mist humidifier or long, hot shower works well. If you ... Read More

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