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When can you tell if you have a lung infection?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Chest x-ray

When you have lung infection, most likely it happened after cold or flu, most of the time you start to spike a fever, chills, sweeting, productive cough, those are signs of lung infection.
The elderly people or the one had compromise immune system, they may not show these severe sings? Chest x-ray will confirm that.

In brief: Chest x-ray

When you have lung infection, most likely it happened after cold or flu, most of the time you start to spike a fever, chills, sweeting, productive cough, those are signs of lung infection.
The elderly people or the one had compromise immune system, they may not show these severe sings? Chest x-ray will confirm that.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Symptoms

Cough, sputum production, shortness of breath, fever, and chest pain on inspiration are the usual symptoms of lung infection ie.

In brief: Symptoms

Cough, sputum production, shortness of breath, fever, and chest pain on inspiration are the usual symptoms of lung infection ie.
Pneumonia.
Dr. Michael Ein
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