A 47-year-old male asked:
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although i'm feeling better from my antibiotic meds for pneumonia i am still coughing and have a sore throat and not feeling strong enough for work. been on meds for 4 1/2 days. when do i go ahead and push myself to get back to work?

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Dr. Luis Taylor
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Before: returning to work, please check with your doctor first. A follow up chest xray and blood tests may be needed. Pneumonia is a very serious illness. A thorough exam would decide whether or not you could return to work. Best wishes.
Answered on Jan 11, 2017
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