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Recovery period for walking pneumonia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i was diagnosed with walking pneumonia on monday and am taking a z pack, will i still be contagious on saturday?
Doctor :   it will take 7-10 days for the pneumonia to settle down
User :   so after 7-10 days i will not be contagious?
Doctor :   walking pneumonia wonâ??t require hospitalization, you still want to at least get bed rest as your body is going through these symptoms.
Doctor :   yes it could be
Doctor :   sometime less than week u shopuld be fine
Doctor :   either way please wait till a week
Doctor :   u will be fine
User :   ok
Doctor :   ny disease has the potential to get out of contro.
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