A 44-year-old member asked:
what's used to treat broncho-pneumonia, and why do they treat this disease?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Lokesh Guglani answered
20 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Antibiotics: While some cases of pneumonia are caused by viruses and other pathogens, those caused by bacterial organisms respond well to antibiotics. Once the number of organisms in the lung is reduced, recovery ensues with reduction in inflammation, accompanied by improvement in clinical symptoms.
Answered on Aug 16, 2015
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