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Klebsiella pneumonia(Inflammation and swelling of lung) - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello doctor..
User :   I am diagnosed as klebsiella pneumoniae
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I dont have report with me now
Doctor :   ok
User :   My Doctor prescribed santrogyl o
Doctor :   ok
User :   when I take my first doze I got relief for 3 hours
User :   then again I am getting all the symptoms after some time
User :   is it correct medicine\
Doctor :   Ok
User :   getting chillness, pain in leg
Doctor :   Ok
User :   difficult in breathing, difficult in swolling
Doctor :   the medicine is better detected after a sensitiviy
Doctor :   it is not like right or wrong medicine
User :   what do you mean by better detected sensitivity?
Doctor :   if the bacteria are resistant to that antibiotic
Doctor :   then it does not improve
User :   oh ok..
Doctor :   for that a bacterial culture and sensitivity is required
User :   it has been done
User :   since I dont have report I could not tell you the exact result
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what can I do doctor?
Doctor :   Depending on the sensitivity report
Doctor :   if the antibiotic is selected
Doctor :   then fine enough
Doctor :   also if otherwise, then another course of antibiotic shall be initiated
Doctor :   if infection is still present
Doctor :   if there is improvement, you can wait
User :   how long I can take medicine, my doctor gave for 5 days?
Doctor :   Have you completed the entire course of antibiotic?
User :   3 days completed
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   First, you should complete the course
Doctor :   and follow with your doctor next day
Doctor :   depending on the condition that day
User :   do I need to consult an urologist?
Doctor :   decision shall be made
Doctor :   What are the symptoms you are having as of now?
User :   body having low temprature (chillness), difficulty in passing urine, difficult in breathing
User :   some numbness in mind
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   No need to consult a Urologist as of now
Doctor :   Follow up with your treating doctor
User :   ok doctor..
User :   thank you..
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting, bye for now

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