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Will pneumocystis infection kill me?

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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: It can

Unfortunately, by the time you get pneumocystis your immune system is severely compromised.
It is a treatable condition, but not always survivable. Therapy should continue until your immune system is fully reconstituted.

In brief: It can

Unfortunately, by the time you get pneumocystis your immune system is severely compromised.
It is a treatable condition, but not always survivable. Therapy should continue until your immune system is fully reconstituted.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Thank
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: It can

It is unfortunate that by the time you get pneumocystis your immune system is severely compromised.
It is a treatable condition with good but not excellent survival chances. Treatment should continue until your immune system builds back up again.

In brief: It can

It is unfortunate that by the time you get pneumocystis your immune system is severely compromised.
It is a treatable condition with good but not excellent survival chances. Treatment should continue until your immune system builds back up again.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Thank
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