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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Cough, SOB,fever: The most common symptoms of pneumonia are cough, sputum production, shortness of breath, fever, chills, and chest pain on inspiration.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Rooklin
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Productive cough: When one has a chest infection, cough increases in order to clear out the excessive mucus production that one's immune system produces to help fight t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Cough, SOB,fever: The most common symptoms of pneumonia are cough, sputum production, shortness of breath, fever, chills, and chest pain on inspiration. Pneumonia is n ... Read More
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Chest infection : Chest infection can present with cough , breathing difficulty , chest pain, headache and fever . They can be fatal if not treated . http://patient.in ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
Pneumonia: Chest infections or pneumonias can sometimes take weeks to months for the inflammation to go down. And even though the infection has been cleared, the ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection: Well usually an infection in the chest means an infection in the lung and that equals pneumonia.
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Evaluation: Shingles is caused by a varicella-zoster virus and staph pneumonia can be associated with this virus. This can be serious. She should be evaluated.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Need more info: This is not a problem which can be solved over the internet. You need to go back and see your doctor. Make a list of each and every one of your sympto ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Correct: Asthma is a disease of prolonged expiration, so your description matches. For short term, need rescue inhaler so can breathe, then work w/your dr or a ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Lung issues: A respiratory infection can trigger significant lung inflammation and potential damage. This can take time to heal even with medications. COPD would ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Several options: A lingering cough after a cold can sometimes mean wheezing is present - Dr exam needed to be sure. But if phlegm present an antihistamine like diphen ... Read More

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