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Best Bronchopneumonia Treatment
Sometimes: Sometimes. If lethargic, respiratory distress, not able to keep oral intake, . ...Read more
What is the difference between bronchopneumonia and hypostatic pneumonia. Are the treatments exactly identical?
Cough and fever: Broncho-pneumonia is an infection of the lungs. Also called pneumnonia. Most present with cough, fever, and fatigue. Some also have chest or stomach pain. Often your doctor can diagnose pneumonia by examning you. Sometimes a chest xray is needed. Pneumonia can be caused by many different types of germs; your doctor will pick a treatment specific to your situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do I need to report bronchopneumonia as a long-term health condition, or does it go away after being treated?
Gradual improvement: Once appropriate treatment has started, fever generally improves first, followed by cough. As the cough improves, chest pain should get better. Gradually the mucus decreases and the energy returns. It may take several weeks for everything to "get back to normal". Be sure to follow your doctor's instructions about how long to treat the problem. ...Read more
Probably: This is an antibiotic and if the germ is sensitive to its effects it will help. Regardless of the treatment selected, some antibiotics will not work on certain germs because of antibiotic resistance to that or several medications.Persistence of symptoms or worsening should trigger a call to the doc to notify them of the issue. ...Read more
My baby of 4 weeks has been coughing for 2 days. No fever or running nose but mucus. Feeds well. Doctor days bronchopneumonia and I doubt it. Any idea?
Post nasal drip: Your baby may have a post nasal drip which you are not aware of by virtue of the fact that she is sleeping most of the time and the discharge is developing retrograde. Use your vaporizer. Elevate his matress and use saline nose drops four times daily. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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