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Can pneumonia be cured?

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Dr. Dilawar Singh
General Practice

In brief: Pneumonia

Antibiotics will fix bacterial pneumonia.
Viral pneumonia fixes itself. Fungal will need anti fungal treatment

In brief: Pneumonia

Antibiotics will fix bacterial pneumonia.
Viral pneumonia fixes itself. Fungal will need anti fungal treatment
Dr. Dilawar Singh
Dr. Dilawar Singh
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: 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. Treatable with antibiotics generally. Yes, curable.

In brief: 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. Treatable with antibiotics generally. Yes, curable.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Yes

Most patient will respond to antibiotics and any other support that is needed and the infection will resolve.

In brief: Yes

Most patient will respond to antibiotics and any other support that is needed and the infection will resolve.
Dr. Michael DePietro
Dr. Michael DePietro
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