Fort Knox, KY
A 34-year-old female asked:
Small possible atelectasis or small amount of fluid on ct 4 weeks post lower left pneumonia. will resolve? what can i do?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: This can occur in association with pneumonia. It typically will resolve within six weeks.
In the meantime, monitor your temperature, stay well hydrated and rest to help your recovery. If there is any fever, chills, problems breathing or vomiting, please follow up.
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