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how do you treat pneumonia?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Antibiotics depends: It vis treated with antibiotics and the choice of antibiotics depends on whether it is nursing home aquired pneumonia, community aquired pneumonia, hospital aquired pneumonia and if it is in pediatric age group or young patients, diabetics or geriatric age group.
Answered on Mar 28, 2019
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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Tx PNA.: Pneumonia is typically a bacterial infection, so antibiotics are the mainstay of treatment.
Answered on Feb 8, 2020

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