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What is the home remedy for pneumonia? Is it contagious and can it be prevented?

What is the home remedy for pneumonia? Is it contagious and can it be prevented?

I'm not aware: of an effective home remedy. See your doctor, if you have untreated pneumonia you are in a potentially dangerous situation. Antibiotics are orders of magnitude more effective. ...Read more

Dr. Michael DePietro
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Pneumonia (Definition)

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What is the best home remedy for pneumonia after coming from the hospital?

What is the best home remedy for pneumonia after coming from the hospital?

None: There are no home remedies for pneumonia. Pneumonia is treated with antibiotics ( if bacterial pneumonia) and supportive care, oxygen if needed etc..) rest, and proper nutrition and fluid intake and gradually increasing levels of exercise ( walking a bit and increasing as tolerated) are the basic home therapies used as adjuncts. ...Read more

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Can radiation treatment cause pneumonia?

Can radiation treatment cause  pneumonia?

Yes: It is called radiation pneumonitis. Not an infection but it is damage caused by the radiaton to the lung tissue. ...Read more

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What is the diagnosis and treatment for scarring on the lungs due to repeated pneumonia?

What is the diagnosis and treatment for scarring on the lungs due to repeated pneumonia?

Depends on cause: Recurrent pneumonia should be investigated and cause of the scarring determined to ensure that there is no ongoing inflammation in the involved segment of the lung. Treatment depends on underlying cause that is identified. If there is persistent infection in the lungs, it can lead to development of bronchiectasis over time. Please consult a lung specialist for detailed assessment. ...Read more

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How might you have surgery after starting treatment for pneumonia from micoplasma bacteria?

How might you have surgery after starting treatment for pneumonia from micoplasma bacteria?

Treat First: Difficult to give you advise without more information. Generally, the pneumonia should be completely treated and your lungs free of “disease” before undergoing non emergent surgery. Your physicians will be able to advise you more precisely. ...Read more

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What are your treatment options for pneumonia?

What are your treatment options for pneumonia?

See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pneumonia/basics/treatment/con-20020032

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What the best medical treatment for " pneumonia"?

What the best medical treatment for " pneumonia"?

For patients that: do not need hospitalization oral antibiotics are usually prescribed. For someone who is 20 years old a standard treatment would be amoxicillin, or my preference is Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) which is a combination of two antibiotics that includes amoxicillin. An alternative is doxycycline which can be taken by people allergic to pen. Also, azithromycin in the for of a 'Z-pack' is a convenient treatment. ...Read more

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How do I figure out what is treatment for pneumonia ?

Pneumonia: Let your doctor do it. There are multiple types of pneumonia, some requiring different treatments than others. If you think you might have pneumonia, seek medical attention as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What is the recommended treatment for community acquired pneumonia?

Antibiotics: Depends on what kind of pneumonia. My room the menu simply have to run their course most of the time. Bacterial pneumonia can be treated with a variety of different anabiotic's depending on which pneumonia is prevalent in your area. ...Read more