... Fib. In the summer he got real sick with a terrible cough and fever and low platelets. He was diagnosed with pneumonia but his heart tests seemed fine. He was in the hospital for a week and then got a little better. ... (0 replies)
... and she felt certain it was walking pneumonia. ... (0 replies)
... Hello All,
Please give advice if you know what type of Doctor I need to see!!!
I have been contracting Mycoplasma (a.k.a. Walking Pneumonia) over and over for the last 3 years. I have literally had it 15 plus times. I have only been seeing my general Doctor, who just prescribes me with a 'Z pack' round of antibiotics, because it is bacterial.
It is misreable; I get... (0 replies)
... te for a doctor to do and it could kill you! Yes, you can feel worse for a couple of days after starting an ATB. The medicine is loosening the phlegm so you will cough more to get it up. Hang in there and drink loads of water. Bactrim is a cephalesporin,so you need lots of fluids with it. ... (13 replies)
... ok 1st off, Id ask the dr for something else other than BACTRIM..The stuff just doesnt do the trick..I played around that for 3 weeks when I had pneumonia and I got worse so bad until the point my lung formed an abscess ..Took me 3 months to even get the mess cleared up.. ... (13 replies)
... my muscles and body feels tired. UGGGG, is this what pneumonia is? ... (13 replies)
... sinus pressure. The cough alternates from a dry, hacking cough to a wet cough, and I freuquently cough up nasty yellow chunky bits. ... (6 replies)
... My roommate was diagnosed with walking penumonia and sinu-bronchitis a week ago today. She has been coughing her head off all week and not coughing anything up. Is this normal and should she contact her doctor again? She had been taking mucinex with no results and is on the anitbiotic levaquin(SP).
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... Thank you Jeff, but sad to say meds. didn't work this time either. Went to the asthma dr. on the 18th, he put him on uniphyl for his asthma, told us to alter his diet by eliminating soy, and that he still had fluid behind ears. On Friday the 20th, pediatric dr. put him on another antibiotic(omnicef) and when I picked him up from school day before yesterday, he was sick, runny... (13 replies)
... Yes, pneumonia does suck.... ... (13 replies)
... Rather than improving, my condition steadily deteriorated. I was injesting a solid diet of cough drops, and had begged my husband to run out and buy a humidifier, feeling desperate for relief. ... (1 replies)
... i know regular pneumonia does. ... (5 replies)
... You may have had walking pneumonia. I was diagnosed with it on August 18th after a quick onset of shortness of breath and sore throat. Dr. listened to my chest and heard wheezing. ... (5 replies)
... I still have a fever. At one point it peaked to 101.4, but typically goes no higher than 100. I have been on amoxicillan and cough medicine with codeine since last Friday when the dr told me I was just fighting 2 back to back viruses. My coughing has virtually disappeared. ... (0 replies)
... almost 2 weeks now she has been having a cough that is prevalent in the morning and goes away during the day, but is still there. ... (2 replies)
... I have been fighting an ugly case of (viral) pneumonia, but my doctor just says viral because they cannot determine if it is anything else. I have had it for 24 days and cannot shake it. I spent 1 week in the hospital, but that didn't seem to help much. I still have a unproductive cough 95% of the time and I am starting to get worried that there is something else going on... (8 replies)
... I would be very careful with increasing prednisone without checking with your doctor. Cortisteroids suppress your immune system, increase blood pressure, cause unfavorable changes in cholesterol, cause sleep disorders, depression, aggression, etc. I would suggest increasing your Vitamin C intake, and echinacea tea. Both will boost your immune system without poisoning you at... (3 replies)
... ray because I've had this cough and feeling of lung infection for almost 2 months now.. They found out I have walking pneumonia! I've never had pneumonia in my life so this is a first for me. I don't have insurance so I didn't get put in hospital to be treated. ... (3 replies)
... I had pneumonia when I was 16 and since then EVERY head cold I get goes into my chest. I have had periodic bouts of bronchitis and "walking" pneumonia since. So this recent cold has also gone to my lungs I expect except there are some greatly different symptoms this time. ... (6 replies)
... in clinic...the doc there listened to my chest and put me on antibiotics...he did a swab for Strep and whooping cough..and did mention walking pneumonia... ... (2 replies)