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Treatment for Pneumonia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello doc
Doctor :   hi
User :   HELLO DOC
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   oh hi
User :   my son has been diagnosed for pneumonia
Doctor :  
User :   ive been prescribed oxicillin
User :   is it bad to give it to him for over 7 days
Doctor :  
does he still continue to have fever, cough and other symptoms?
User :   he is not as stuffy but ys
User :   still runny nose and little cough
User :   though ive noticed... his mucus is clear
User :   and no longer green
Doctor :  
User :   hes eating well so should i be concerned
User :   on last thing,\
Doctor :  
when was the last time you visited his doc?
User :   i took him to the ER 2 times
User :   they said he was fine
User :   but my husband thinks hes gtting worse bcause my mom cooks in th house
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
why is that so?
Doctor :  
what does cooking hav eto do with pneumonia
Doctor :  
if he is getting worse, then the antibiotic needs to be changed
User :   he thinks th air is contaminated
Doctor :  
as it would have stopped working

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