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Do You Get A Fever With Pneumonia
Yes: One of the major problems with influenza infections is that they can defeat the body's defense system and let other germs cause disease. Pneumonia caused by bacteria is a particular worry. Once your symptoms (fever, cough, fatigue) start to improve, they should continue to improve. If there is any worsening, contact your doctor right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do I have pneumonia? Really scared i'm not coughing but i had left back pain a couple days ago did not get worse by breathing. No fever.Temp is 96.8
My 8 yo had fever/cough x 5 days. Found out today he has pneumonia. Think it's bacterial because of quick onset. What are chances of siblings get it?
Maybe,maybe not : Most forms of bacterial pneumonia are not particularly contagious and arise from a preexisting problem like a cold or other viral process that is invaded by opportunist germs from the airway.The common pneumonia germ is carried by many in their nasal passages and throat. Viral pneumonia and one called mycoplasma are potentially contagious.Your doc can let you know. ...Read more
I drank about 3 cups of coffee and am kind of having truoble breathing? I always think i get pneumonia but no chills or fever. Can you tell me please?
Caffeine: Caffeine in coffee ramps up your sympathetic nervous system, increasing heart rate, respiratory rate, etc. Some people feel alarmed with such physiological changes, anxiety mounts -- breathing becomes more rapid and shallow along with the sensation of difficulty getting breath. Most likely you're having a response to the caffeine and it will wear off. You may need more help w/anxiety overall. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ook nyquil 15 hrs ago for fever and cough. if, hypothetically I developed pneumonia. Pls tell me nyquil won't kill me 15 hr later. P'S I'ma get check
Healthy 34 yr old female. Diagnosed with mild lobar pneumonia March 4. No fever. Levaquin (levofloxacin). Xray now clear. Can I get relapse? Is chance high?
5 y/o developed wheezing, productive cough w/ no fever after exposure to someone who was sick & recently died from pneumonia. Watch or get a checkup?
Son prescribed orapred for croup. Would he still get a fever if he developed pneumonia or sinus infection or do the steroids suppress fever?
How long am I contagious w pneumonia? I have been on doxycycline for 7 days & today is the last. fever only the 1st day.When should I get immunization
Not contagious..: There is not an absolute moment one can predict when one is no longer contagious with an infectious disease like pneumonia. We generally believe and say it is when you no longer have a fever. After 7 days on antibiotics, you are likely not contagious. While having had pneumonia (unless you have an underlying chronic disease) is not an indication for the vaccine, many docs would give..anytime now. ...Read more
I had pneumonia 3 weeks ago and now have sinusitis. On amox for 2 days no improvement, and a low grade fever. Could it be the pneumonia reoccurring? Should i get another chest x-ray?
May not be pneumonia: If you are an otherwsie healthy patient the liklhood that you would have recurrent infection with the sam bacteria is not lilely. More likely is that you have an ellemnt of allergies or possibly asthma that predispose to prolonged and recurrent episodes of congestion. Certainly if you feel short of breath or are coughing, a repeat visit to the doctor is in order. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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