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Diagnosed with pneumonia. Chest X-ray shows inflammation lower left lobe. No fever, normal bp, just cough & rattling in chest. Really pneumonia?

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Dr. Paxton Daniel
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In brief: Probably.

Consider a followup chest xray in a few weeks.
Uncomplicated pneumonia usually resolves or significantly improves. Persistent infiltrates, especially if you are a smoker, often need a ct scan for more information.

In brief: Probably.

Consider a followup chest xray in a few weeks.
Uncomplicated pneumonia usually resolves or significantly improves. Persistent infiltrates, especially if you are a smoker, often need a ct scan for more information.
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