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A 55-year-old female asked:

My gp said i have aspiration due to reflux acid. my specialist said this has caused pneumonia. is this serious.

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mohamad Ali
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Aspiration Pneumonia: Having pneumonia is a condition that needs treated. How serious it is depends on what you mean by serious. I'd be happy to discuss with you further. In general, I would say; yes it is serious.
Dr. Mathew Chengot
Cardiology 44 years experience
serious need evaluation if you had a endo bronchial lesion and or concomitant pneumonia need further work up
Jan 9, 2015

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