A 37-year-old male asked:
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please provide some do's and don'ts on dealing with interstitial pneumonia.

15 doctor answers
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Ignore: Do get a pneumonia shot if indicated.
Answered on Apr 19, 2014
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Ignore: Get adequate treatment. No smoking.
Answered on Apr 13, 2017
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Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Ignore: Please don't ignore interstitial pneumonia.
Answered on May 4, 2014
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Ignore: Acute Interstitial Pneumonia requires mech ventilation Oxygen, high doses of Steroid treatment.
Answered on Jun 21, 2014
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Ignore: Do get plenty of rest.
Answered on Jul 2, 2014
Dr. Philip Miller
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Ignore: Fluid intake, hydration, aerosolized mediciation, frequent medical exams.
Answered on Jul 2, 2014
Dr. Moji Ariyo
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Ignore: Your doctor might prescribe an inhaler to help you get over pneumonia; use it as directed.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Ignore: Call the Dr as you may need Prescription treatment if a bacteria is causing your pneumonia.
Answered on Jul 14, 2014
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Ignore: Regular exposures to inhaled irritants at work or during hobbies can also cause interstitial lung Dz.
Answered on Jul 14, 2014
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Ignore: Avoid asbestos at all costs, or wear an approved mask if you need to work near it.
Answered on Jul 14, 2014
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Ignore: Avoid coal dust and various other metal dusts from working in mining, and grain dust from farming.
Answered on Aug 5, 2014
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Ignore: Drugs such as nitrofurantoin, amiodarone, bleomycin, and many others can rarely cause ILD.
Answered on Jul 14, 2014
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Ignore: To prevent ILD, or worsening ILD, avoid bird proteins, such as exotic birds, chickens, or pigeons.
Answered on Aug 5, 2014
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Ignore: The cause of most interstitial lung disease is unknown.
Answered on Jul 14, 2014
Dr. Luis Taylor
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Ignore: Take all medications as prescribed; follow up with; your physician as directed.
Answered on Sep 13, 2015

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