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signs of walking pnuemonia

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: This depends on the cause of the pneumonia, both in mode of presentation and severity. Generally pneumonia produces fever, shortness of breathe, coug ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Varies a lot...: Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs and varies from slight to deadly serious. So, people who are able to heal themselves of a slight pneumonia are ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Bosshardt
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See below: If you have pneumonia and I assume are on antibiotics , it is probably safer to postpone long walks until you are totally well -since pneumonia affect ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Shouldn't: Treatment of pneumonia is antibiotics along with resting until signs and symptoms of the pneumonia have resolved. Your physician will advise you when ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Walking pneumonia: Generally a term which suggests that the patient can be treated as an outpatient rather than having to be hospitalized. It is a poor term to use beca ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. C. michael Bowman
46 years experience Pediatrics
Cough, fatigue: Cough is the main symptom, and fatigue and aches can also be there. Fever, chest pain, shortness of breath and sputum (mucus) production are not so p ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Walking pneumonia is a loose label that can be applied to any pneumonia that you don't need IV antibiotics to treat.It can be mild and not effect your ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Community Acquired: Walking pneumonia is a definition of a pneumonia acquired outside of a hospital. Pneumonia usually causes fever, cough, shortness of breath and fatig ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Red Flag Symptons: The red flag symptoms of walking pneumonia are well known to me, having had now three such pneumonias personally. Cough that is worse that that typic ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: This is more a descriptive term than a real diagnosis. Any kid who is taking fluids well enough to be treated for pneumonia by mouth, rather than hosp ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Cough and fever: Walking pneumonia is basically a pneumonia that is not so severe that it requires hospitalization for most people. A common cause of walking pneumonia ... Read More
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