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Please provide some do's and don'ts on dealing with interstitial pneumonia.

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Dr. K. Mujib Haque
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Ignore: Acute Interstitial Pneumonia requires mech ventilation Oxygen, high doses of Steroid treatment.
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Ignore: Fluid intake, hydration, aerosolized mediciation, frequent medical exams.
Dr. Moji Ariyo
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Ignore: Your doctor might prescribe an inhaler to help you get over pneumonia; use it as directed.
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Ignore: Call the Dr as you may need Prescription treatment if a bacteria is causing your pneumonia.
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Ignore: Regular exposures to inhaled irritants at work or during hobbies can also cause interstitial lung Dz.
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Ignore: Avoid asbestos at all costs, or wear an approved mask if you need to work near it.
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Ignore: Avoid coal dust and various other metal dusts from working in mining, and grain dust from farming.
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Ignore: Drugs such as nitrofurantoin, amiodarone, bleomycin, and many others can rarely cause ILD.
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Ignore: To prevent ILD, or worsening ILD, avoid bird proteins, such as exotic birds, chickens, or pigeons.
Dr. Luis Taylor
A Verified Doctoranswered
Pulmonology 40 years experience
Ignore: Take all medications as prescribed; follow up with; your physician as directed.

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