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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Severe Pneumonia

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Are the symptoms of bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia severe?

Are the symptoms of bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia severe?

Yes: This is a very severe lung disease and is very debilitating and many times ultimately fatal. ...Read more

Dr. Michael DePietro
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Pneumonia (Definition)

Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs, most ...Read more


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I'm recovering from severe pneumonia. I spent 3 weeks in hospital, about 6 days in icu. Now I'm experiencing cold/sinusitis symptoms. Should I worry?

I'm recovering from severe pneumonia. I spent 3 weeks in hospital, about 6 days in icu. Now I'm experiencing cold/sinusitis symptoms. Should I worry?

Probably ok : These may or may not be related, but your doctors should be made aware of the condition, particularly if its getting worse. This type of thing needs a mpre complete evaluation. There is no known association however, between your symptoms and a return to pneumonia. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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My 5 year old has severe pneumonia. When should I go to a hospital? The medicine that our pediatrician has prescribed doesn't seem to be working, and my son seems to be getting worse. At what point in the symptoms should I take him to the hospital?

My 5 year old has severe pneumonia. When should I go to a hospital? The medicine that our pediatrician has prescribed doesn't seem to be working, and my son seems to be getting worse. At what point in the symptoms should I take him to the hospital?

Now: If your child not getting better on medications and as you say getting worse you may need to seen by physician again. May need change of medication or if warranted repeat radiography. Advise taking the child back to pediatrician or to er based i his current conditions. ...Read more

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Wheezing, cough, short breath, COPD symptoms... 21 yr old male, nonsmoker. Has been diagnosed as severe bronchitis/pneumonia before. Symptoms back now?

Wheezing, cough, short breath, COPD symptoms... 21 yr old male, nonsmoker. Has been diagnosed as severe bronchitis/pneumonia before. Symptoms back now?

Asthma : At 21 it would seem to me that COPD is not an option rather acute flare up of asthma. And from what you say not well controlled. I suggest a visit to your primary care physician or allergist/pulmonologist to help control the symptoms ...Read more

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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

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What are symptoms of pneumonia?

What are symptoms of pneumonia?

Signs of pneumonia: A persistent cough and fever over 102 fever commonly with shaking chills and sweating (although older people may have lower-than-normal body temperature), shortness of breath, chest pain that fluctuates with breathing (pleurisy), occasional headache, muscle pain, fatigue. ...Read more

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Symptoms of pneumonia are what?

Symptoms of pneumonia are what?

Pneumonia: Fever, cough, production of sputum, chest pain, shortness of breath, chills, and a variety of minor issues. The confirmation, however, is the presence of changes in lung tissue by x-ray. ...Read more

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What are the sysptoms for pneumonia?

What are the sysptoms for pneumonia?

Here's some: Cough, fever, sputum, shortness of breath, elevated heart rate, and chest pain. Symptoms often aren't as obvious in the young or elderly. ...Read more

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What are early symptoms of pneumonia?

What are early symptoms of pneumonia?

Pneumonia.: Symptoms include cough, chest discomfort, shortness of breath, chills and sweats. Can develop quickly or can take some time, depending on the bacterium/virus involved. Signs include a measured fever and typical findings on a chest X-ray. ...Read more

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