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A 35-year-old female asked:

Treated for pleurisy 2 weeks ago with steroids and amoxicillin. i am worse now with pain/shortness of breath, dry throat and cough and nasal congestion.

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: Get an immediate chest xray to rule out a pneumonia or lung abcess. You should be improving. You may need a pulmonary fuction test for asthma and a lung scan if you are taking female hormones or birth control, get rechecked asap!

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Last updated Jun 27, 2015

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