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Ive had a severe cough for 5 days. Chest pain andbody aches. No nasal congestion. Symptoms getting worse. Could I have bronchitis or walking pneumonia?

Ive had a severe cough for 5 days. Chest pain andbody aches. No nasal congestion. Symptoms getting worse. Could I have bronchitis or walking pneumonia?

Possibly BOTH: You must be examined and if needed, get a chest xray. DO NOT IGNORE THESE SYMPTOMS!!- GO DIRECTLY TO THE ER OR UC CLINIC ...Read more

Dr. Mohammed Parvez
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Atypical Pneumonia (Definition)

Atypical pneumonia is so called because the causative organisms are not the usual ones associated with most cases of pneumonia. Besides mycoplasma, chlamydia & legionella, many viruses, fungi & protozoa can cause atypical pneumonia as well. Symptoms & signs can be atypical - dry cough, minimal or no fever, absence of lobar consolidation or leucocytosis etc. ...Read more


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Could I have walking pneumonia? If so, can I be fine on my own or go to Dr.? Been feeling mucousy, also in the chest. Cough produces mostly nothing?

Could I have walking pneumonia? If so, can I be fine on my own or go to Dr.? Been feeling mucousy, also in the chest. Cough produces mostly nothing?

Mgt: It may be possible. I would advise checking your temperature and staying well hydrated. If the cough is worsening, prolonged or associated with a fever spike, please see your PCP on the same day. ...Read more

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A cpl months ago I was treated 4 walking pneumonia even though the test didn't show I had it. Now I'm coughing again with runny nose and chest rttlng?

A cpl  months ago I was treated 4 walking pneumonia even though the test didn't show I had it. Now I'm coughing again with runny nose and chest rttlng?

It happens: This far out it is unlikely that what you have is related to the prior illness. Most of these are simple respiratory viruses. If it slows you down enough you need to schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Dr said that my 4y/o daughter has walking pneumonia after seeing her chest X-ray and listening to her chest. Radiology rpt is negative. What is it?

Dr said that my 4y/o  daughter has walking pneumonia after seeing her chest X-ray and listening to her chest.  Radiology rpt is negative.   What is it?

Exam vs X-ray: A doctor can often hear a pneumonia on a child days before the x-ray will turn positive. S/he can also miss a pneumonia that shows up on x-ray if the common sounds are not audible. In kids, the x-rays will often remain positive for up to six weeks after the pneumonia has cleared with treatment. It is the combination of exam, lab and tests in the hands of a trained doc that comes up with answers. ...Read more

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Can walking pneumonia be the cause death in someone with Crohn's disease?

Can walking pneumonia be the cause death in someone with Crohn's disease?

Depends: It depends on what kind of treatment was being used for crohn's disease. A lot of patients with crohn's disease are now treated with biologic agents and other immunosuppressive medications that can affect your immune response & your ability to fight infections. ...Read more

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What is the cause of mild chest pain that is not due pneumonia? Whenever i turn my neck backwards i can feel it

What is the cause of mild chest pain that is not due pneumonia? Whenever i turn my neck backwards i can feel it

Musculoskeletal: You may have muscle spasm or neck vertebral problem. See your doc to identify the problem and treat it appropriately. ...Read more

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Had pneumonia 3 months ago chest X-ray is now clear but have awful chest pain does chest X-ray so parmanant damage to lung could that cause it?

Had pneumonia 3 months ago chest X-ray is now clear but have awful chest pain does chest X-ray so parmanant damage to lung could that cause it?

Heart attack pain?: A person with chest pain must see the doctor to find out why. He should consider going to the E.R. If he cannot reach his doctor immediately. If it turns out to be a heart problem, a collapsed lung, a pneumonia, a blood clot in the lung, bad heartburn, costochondritis (inflammation of the rib joints), etc..., he will still be in the right place at the emergency room. One chest x-ray isn't harmful. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more