A 31-year-old member asked:
how long before returning to work after pneumonia?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Martin Raff answered
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Pneumonia: This is highly variable and depends upon the cause of the pneumonia, degree of illness sustained, the efficacy of treatment, the response both in reduction of fever, diminished breathing disturbances and other factors. If the patient has improved, is feeling generally well, they can go back to work whenever they feel well enough to do so.
Answered on Feb 17, 2019
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