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Can radiation therapy help to treat lung infections?
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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: No
Infection is treated based on what organism causes the infection which is done by medications such as antibacterial or antifungal.

In brief: No
Infection is treated based on what organism causes the infection which is done by medications such as antibacterial or antifungal.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology
In brief: No
Radiation is not used to treat infection.
But if because of a tumor obstructing an airway a person has developed post obstructive pneumonia, radiation can help reduce the size of tumor and open an airway. Antibiotic is usually used to treat the infection.

In brief: No
Radiation is not used to treat infection.
But if because of a tumor obstructing an airway a person has developed post obstructive pneumonia, radiation can help reduce the size of tumor and open an airway. Antibiotic is usually used to treat the infection.
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Dr. Reza Shirazi
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