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When should I go to the doctor for a possible lung infection? I went to a doctor last week for inflammation of the lungs brought on by a virus. My husband was hospitalized with pneumonia. I was given antiobiotics and albuterol, as well as other meds. I ha

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Dr. Joy Jackson
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You need to have a follow up with your doctor. There is a chance that you could have pneumonia and/or bronchitis that is resistant to the antibiotics given.
You may need a chest x-ray or follow up x-ray if one was already done. Best of luck.

In brief: You

You need to have a follow up with your doctor. There is a chance that you could have pneumonia and/or bronchitis that is resistant to the antibiotics given.
You may need a chest x-ray or follow up x-ray if one was already done. Best of luck.
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