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Pneumonia diagnosis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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User :   I am wheezing
Doctor :   hi
User :   I went on a website and took a test, and they say I have pneumonia
User :   but I'm not sure what to do
Doctor :  
User :   can you help me?
Doctor :  
what test have u taken?
Doctor :  
User :   it's a doctor's test
User :   I can't remember the site
User :   but can you just help me
Doctor :  
User :   because I don't know if I should be worried or not
Doctor :  
pneumonia can be diagnosed by xray
Doctor :  
and physical examination
User :   I told my mom, and she said that I just have a cold
User :   but I don't know how to convince her it might be more serious
User :   that's why I need help
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
u tell her that only on physical examintaion and chest xray thye can diagnose iot to be pneumonia
User :   okay
Doctor :  
what are ur symptoms?
User :   so you can't even give me a little bit of information?
User :   im wheezing
User :   and a slight cough
Doctor :  
yes i will give
User :   i'm not breathing as well, but I'm definitely not having severe difiiculty breathing
User :   my nose is stuffed up
User :   and I have a slight headache
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
do u have fever?

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