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... Yes, second hand smoke can cause this. Also, various atmospheric issues and illnesses can cause it. There are several lung conditions that are grouped under COPD and each one can have certain causes. Some doctors even include asthma under COPD. Treatments vary depending on the cause and severity. And some days can be worse than others due to weather, a cold, pneumonia,... (2 replies)
... Yes, second hand smoke can cause this. Also, various atmospheric issues and illnesses can cause it. There are several lung conditions that are grouped under COPD and each one can have certain causes. Some doctors even include asthma under COPD. Treatments vary depending on the cause and severity. And some days can be worse than others due to weather, a cold, pneumonia,... (2 replies)
... So I have a general question about 6 yes ago ,yrs I said 6 yes ago ,lol I had a severe case of pneumonia and when they found the pneumonia they also found a tiny nodule on lung. At the time I was 27,and a smoker I also was addicted to prescription pills but for last 3 yes have Been in recovery. ... (0 replies)

Bronchiectasis ?
Apr 29, 2015
... To me, this sounds like good news, as the strept should clear up with antibiotics. It is the most common organism that causes bronchitis and pneumonia in adults. ... (6 replies)
... I am not mo imizing Asthma; it can be scary, but I would encourage you to look beyond the asthma, just to make sure. I, too, have a history of mild asthma, with no significant impairment. One day, like you, I began to have breathing problems. I was diagnosed with Bronchitis, but it did not improve. I was then diagnosed with pleurisy, but no treatment helped, and I continued to... (13 replies)
Pneumonia shock
Aug 17, 2014
... Most people get a repeat chest X-ray 3-4 weeks after treatment to make sure it has cleared up. You can also tell by the return of normal behavior, no fever, cough subsiding, etc. if he had no symptoms at all besides confusion, I would be concerned that this may be more complicated than a simple pneumonia, and definitely get a repeat chest X-ray and oxygen measurement on finger... (1 replies)
Pneumonia shock
Aug 17, 2014
... My partner went into hospital recently because he fell over and broke three ribs. He had no symptoms of pneumonia at all except that he was confused, had no idea that he had actually fallen three times in 30 minutes and was refusing to stand still. ... (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)
... Hello 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)


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