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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
30 years experience Family Medicine
Pneumonia treatment: Any of the following could successfully treat pneumonia: family practicioner, internal medicine, pediatrician, pulmonologist as an outpatient.
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Dr. Michael Depietro
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Many: No doctor specializes in pneumonia but some doctors have special expertise in broader fields and may manage more severe pneumonia. Pulmonary -critical ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Majzun
14 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
May be difficult: It can be difficult to tell the difference between pneumonia and less severe infections, but pneumonia typically is more severe with more cough, mucou ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alessandra Bertolucci
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Not easy: Pnaumonia is usually associated with fever, chills, cough and feeling tired. Some time the difficulty breathing is prominent.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
I don't think: that is a common practice.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Walsh
17 years experience Addiction Medicine
Pneumonia or cough?: Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that looks a particular way(s) on chest x-ray and sounds a certain way on exam. If you have a cough that produ ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, see your doctor: Yes it could just be a viral cold but it could also be bacterial bronchitis or pneumonia and you should see your doctor to have your temperature check ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Shoemaker
40 years experience General Practice
Second Opinion: See another doctor immediately or contact the first one and ask to be re-evaluated. Your situation has changed (worsened under observation) and a doc ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mujjahid Abbas
20 years experience Bariatrics
Highly unusual: This is concerning to have so many episodes of pneumonia in one year, you need to see a different doctor, an infectious disease specialist and an immu ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Rare pneumonia: Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) is rare inflammatory lung disorder. Symptoms of BOOP include flu-like illness,cough and shortness ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kanterman
30 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Pneumonia: Fever, cough, a high white blood cell count, and an abnormal chest x-ray.

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