A 38-year-old female asked:
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if i am still bringing up small amounts of green mucas 7 weeks after bacterial pneumonia( h.i) should i get steroids? blood/lungs clear of infection.

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Dr. Mohamad Ali
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Green mucous : Use of steroids in an infection is usually when there is reactive airway disease causing symptoms like shortness of breath or decrease exercise tolerance. If you are having mucous production 7 weeks after being treated for a bacterial pneumonia, seeing a lung specialist or your PCP is probably the next step.
Answered on Jun 11, 2015
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