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Causes of pneumonia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   What causes recurrent pneumonia?
Doctor :   Incomplete cure and treatment is the main cause.
User :   Is it dangerous for a 5 year old?
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It weaken the child
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and the development is impaired.
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and it also predisposes the child to other respiratory infection
User :   Can it be because of an underlying disease that has not been detected yet by her pediatrician?
Doctor :   Possibilities are there
User :   Like what?
Doctor :   Like low Immunity
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parasitic co infection
User :   What can I do to help her?
Doctor :  
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If a full work up is not done it is to be done
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and the proper antibiotics
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is to be started

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