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zithromax to treat pneumonia

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Inform your Doctor: The doctor who gave you treatment with zithromax should be informed about your present condition. A repeat chest x-ray may be useful to check your pne ... Read More
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Dr. Emefre Udo
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes make an appt.: If you still have pain to breath or cough with antibiotics treatment it is important to followup with your doctor. You may still have pneumonia which ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Give it time: The zmax will remain working in the kids system for another week or more as it is a long acting med. The cough is expected & plenty of fluids & judici ... Read More
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Dr. Susumu Inoue
53 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Call the doctor: Most cough is due to upper respiratory tract infections (URI) due to a virus. Zithromax does not work againt a virus infection. It may prevent seconda ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Pneumonia: Was a chest xray performed and was it diagnostic of pneumonia? Sputum culture done? It's possible to have pneumonia in the absence of fever, chills, c ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravi Nerella
23 years experience Hospital-based practice
Finish and see: Since you just started a course of antibiotics wait and see if it clears up with the zithromax. If it doesn't you will need to be reevaluated by your ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Start your antibiotic right away. As for the prednisone best to take it. Will open your airway up and you will be able to breathe better
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
?drug resistant: Under circumstances, do not delay, and contact your doctor immediately. Not every infection responds to an antibiotic, and you might have a drug resi ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Worrisome: Your symptoms, specifically if persistent remain worrisome and follow up will be required with your doc or a pulmonary specialist if already establish ... Read More
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A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Vallury
42 years experience Pediatrics
ASTHMA: SOUNDS LIKE YOUR CHILD HAS ASTHMATIC BRONCHITIS AND NEEDS TO USE THE NEBULIZER EVERY 4-6 HOURS, DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS, SO THAT HE IS WELL HYDRATED, T ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
17 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
May be viral: Continued fever despite antibiotics may suggest that the symptoms are due to a virus. Other concerns would be a more significant lung infection such a ... Read More
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