... I, too, have pain post pneumonia. I am going on 2 years with this. It is under my collarbone which is where my pneumonia was. ... (2 replies)
... Where you around any exotic birds?, parrots,etc. MAC can be your cause for not getting over your pneumonia. OR, you may just take longer to bounce back from it, if it was severe . Just a thought. Peggy (3 replies)
... I had chronic bronchitis /pneumonia for several months after 3 wks in S.America at Christmas. I had 2 antibiotic courses with chest x-ray now apparently clear. Cough is gone, but I have permanent tightness of chest, on twice daily preventer inhaler (ceretide), and may have developed permanent condition. I've never had any clear diagnosis of precisely what has happened to me, I... (3 replies)
... Anyway, it feels like the pneumonia isn't totally gone. I feel constant pressure in my chest under my collarbone like there's something in there. My back hurts too next to my shoulder blade. ... (2 replies)
... Hello...i am new here. I contracted pneumonia in mid October. ... (2 replies)
... No stressing, no strenuous housechores, very minimal going out with healthy diet.. that may be all that your body needs. What got me through my last bought with pneumonia was THREE weeks off of school. Yup. ... (3 replies)
... Hello again. I figure I'll just post here every so often to see if I can find someone who knows something about my condition. ... (3 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)
... nderstand your state of shock and frustration with the rapidity with which your Dad's health went downhill. It sounds like this was not a straightforward case of pneumonia to me. ... (2 replies)
... I just checked out valley fever, but when I first read your post I was going to suggest it could be fungal since you're not responding to the antibiotic treatments. ... (5 replies)
... What is limiting your exercise capacity..... breathing problems? fatigue? weakness? light-headed? Chest pains? Heart Rate too fast? Heart Beat too slow?
Have you had your heart checked out since your chest infection has gone? Have you had your blood pressure checked?
Are there times when your symptoms get much better or much worse? (3 replies)
... Hi Peggy, yes we did in that we visited a tropical bird sanctuary in Brazil near Iguazu. Is that you have some knowledge of? I have a hospital appointment coming up to look at it and I need to provide useful info from my perspective to guide tests etc. Thanks Roger (3 replies)
... ested feeling shortness of breath. I have been to the doctors 5 weeks on the trot now each time he says he cant hear anything wrong with my chest and that i have post viral fatigue from the flu. So why do i still feel like i have flu and have these breathing problems 5 weeks on? ... (5 replies)
... Hi Everyone,
First off, I just want to say welcome - this is my first post. I am a MD-hopeful about to start senior year at UNC-Chapel Hill :)
Anyway, back to my concern = My grandma is 86 yrs old just coming off of 4 months in and out of the hospital that started early Feb. 2009. It all started with bad diarrhea that turned into a fungal type pneumonia (the diarrhea... (2 replies)
... carey thought. But I have heard of that happening before. Not involving the lungs , but with the infection going to the brain. Thats what had thrown me with your post the way it effected her breathing. ... (4 replies)
... r a night and did not find anything. Five days later on April 14 she had a high fever, chills, chest pain, short of breath etc. She went to the doc. said she had pneumonia and put her in the hospital for 6 days. Her white blood count jumped up to 23,000. ... (5 replies)
... Well, I owe it to those who read this post a follow up. ... (3 replies)
... First, let me say that this post is simply an experience that hope to help others avoid. It has been among the most terrible experiences in my life. ... (3 replies)
... Nothing new. They sent me to an ENT to see if anything else was causing problems. All clear from the ENT.
What happened with you?
There is no change for me :( (5 replies)