A 36-year-old member asked:
will pneumocystis infection kill me?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Carlo Hatem answered
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
It can: It is unfortunate that by the time you get pneumocystis your immune system is severely compromised. It is a treatable condition with good but not excellent survival chances. Treatment should continue until your immune system builds back up again.
Answered on Feb 14, 2012
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