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How is pneumonia treated?
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Tx PNA.
Pneumonia is typically a bacterial infection, so antibiotics are the mainstay of treatment.

In brief: Tx PNA.
Pneumonia is typically a bacterial infection, so antibiotics are the mainstay of treatment.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Christopher Quinn
Emergency Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Antibiotics
There are many treatments for pneumonia including antibiotics, breathing treatments, oxygen and sometimes hospitalization is needed.

In brief: Antibiotics
There are many treatments for pneumonia including antibiotics, breathing treatments, oxygen and sometimes hospitalization is needed.
Dr. Christopher Quinn
Dr. Christopher Quinn
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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: Antibiotics
Pneumonia is primarily treated with antibiotic medicine.
Depending on the severity a patient may need other kinds of supportive care. This can range from fluids to more complex kinds of care, even in some cases life support such as mechanical ventilation or medicine to support circulatory function. Though certainly most cases are not this severe.

In brief: Antibiotics
Pneumonia is primarily treated with antibiotic medicine.
Depending on the severity a patient may need other kinds of supportive care. This can range from fluids to more complex kinds of care, even in some cases life support such as mechanical ventilation or medicine to support circulatory function. Though certainly most cases are not this severe.
Dr. Michael DePietro
Dr. Michael DePietro
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