... he said he didn't think it was, and the pneumonia should be gone, so he's leaning towards a blocked airway. He said it's unusual. So, I don't know. ... (2 replies)
... Hello, I had pneumonia and have had abnormal chest xrays ever since. The lung doctor wants to do a CT scan and I am worried. I also have allergic asthma. ... (2 replies)
... me questions about how the procedure works. I would like to have them look in my lungs with one of those little cameras and see what's going on in there. I had pneumonia that went untreated for a long time because I didn't know I had it. Then I started having lots of thick sticky mucous and trouble breathing. ... (0 replies)
... Here are some updates:
I have had chronic bronchitis/sinisitus for years.
Had sinus surgery due to level of sinus issues.
I don't get a cold, I get bronchitis - pneumonia/pleuresy, etc.
I have cold sores on my lips often.
In june I was diagnosed with an eye ulcer - I have never had any problems with my eyes. Ophthamalogist did test and said my tear ducts have... (6 replies)
... Hello everyone. I am a 47 year old male. I smoked when I was a teenager but quit a long time ago. The pounds have been piling on for the last few years, and I weigh about 245lbs, with a height of 5' 10".
About 2 years ago, after my son was born, I kept catching colds and illnesses from him that he was picking up from daycare. Slowly my health seemed to decrease. I always... (1 replies)
... I would follow up with your regular Dr. and get a chest xray to see if the pneumonia infiltrate is resolving compared to initial xray in hospital. ... (1 replies)
... My BF was just diagnosed with COPD last Saturday from an ER doc, I took him in bc I just knew he had pneumonia again after having it just 3 months ago and sure enough he def has pneumonia, but not as bad as his last time. ... (0 replies)
... Hi I am in excruciating pain that radiates from my left shoulder blade to my arm. It is constant with worsening if I use it, hunch over etc. Recently discharged two weeks ago from hospital for Pneumonia/asthma/COPD (?) after a bad flu. The little I've read seems to indicate this is par for the course but I anticipated feeling somewhat better/pain free. Is this normal for... (1 replies)
... I'm not sure what your question is. Are you asking if it's possible to have both? The answer is yes. Smoking isn't a requirement for any COPD issues. In factm, did you know that most adult onset asthma is caused by strains of pneumonia?
And yes, reflux can mimic asthma (which is often included as one of the COPD diseases) but if your pulmo tested you and said you have... (1 replies)
... ng else wrong with me right now. I've actually always had very good health, and the only other time I've ever had any trouble at all with my lungs was when I got pneumonia when I was 13. ... (0 replies)
My mum has always had many chest infections and her breathing has slowly been becoming worse.
however a year ago she was diagnosed with double pneumonia, and was in hospital for a week and off work for 4 months recovering. Doctors said they couldn't pinpoint why she got pneumonia.
Unfortunately her breathing has never got better, in fact it just got worse.... (0 replies)
... I've had pneumonia 8 times. I'm a respiratory therapist, so it's kind of an occupational hazard. ... (2 replies)
... Pneumonia usually takes 4-6 weeks to recover from depending on many factors, like if it is viral or bacterial, small area or large, your age, how you respond to the antibiotics and whether you have a lot of bronchospasm, like asthmatic reaction with it. You definitely should recover soon, especially if the chest symptoms are beginning to clear somewhat. A follow up xray is... (2 replies)
... Just checking in with anyone who has had pneumonia to see how long you felt like crap! I was diagnosed about 3 weeks ago and have been on 2 rounds of antibiotics and 1 round of steroids. ... (2 replies)
... I would call your GP and tell him you are ready to be admitted to hopsital. This sounds serious and with now having having stiff neck and bad headache, you need to have meningitis ruled out. This could be an "atypical" pneumonia, or a severe inflammatory episode of a connective tissue disorder with pneumonitis, pleurisy, meningitis all combined. You need a thorough diagnostic... (5 replies)
... I would suggest that you ask for a referral to a pulmonologist. It sounds like there is more than pneumonia going on, especially considering the weight loss. Did they do a sputum culture, when you were in for pneumonis the first time? ... (5 replies)
... and a diagnosis of 'could be pneumonia that we cant see fully on your xray bc you have something there but its all shaded on your left lung this time. ... (5 replies)
... It depends on type of pneumonia, viral or bacterial, but in general 4-8 weeks before you feel completely better and xray infiltrates have cleared up. Viral may take longer because there is no treatment like antibiotics for bacterial pneumonia. (1 replies)
... And then the biggie the next week thru a cat scan of my chest I am told that I have pneumonia and partial collapsed lung. Are they connected? ... (0 replies)
... The er dr did a cat scan with dye, looking for pneumonia or a blood clot. ... (0 replies)