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How is pneumonia treated?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
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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
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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
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