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On ventilator due to pneumonia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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User :   hello
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doctor
Doctor :   hi
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ur name
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how can i help you
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doctor your name
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your age
User :   24

User :  
doctor mu brother is suffering from respiratory probl
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due to acute chest infection
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he is ventilator for the past 4 days
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every other report is normal
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k
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what is his age
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except ventilator is there
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21
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and what kind of infection he has
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wat would u suggest
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may be pneumonia
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wat is ur advice
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since he is in icu
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yes
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he will be put on antibiotics injections
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yes
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and ventilatory support
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wat are the end results
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yes
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when wil he be relieved of ventilator
Doctor :  
if it is not complicated then he will be shifted to wards in a 3 to 6 days time

Doctor :  
if it is complicated then he may risk his life
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