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Does congestion in the lungs indicate pneumonia?

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Posted on Wed, 10 Jun 2020
Question: patchy consolidatin in rt side means
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Answered by Dr. Geeta Sundar (22 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Hi, This means accumulation of infected, congested material

Detailed Answer:
Hi, This means accumulation of infected, congested material in the right lung. In other words, this is Pneumonia. But do not worry, your doctor would have given you medication for this, and it is easily curable. You can revert back to me with further queries if you want. Regards
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Does congestion in the lungs indicate pneumonia?

Brief Answer: Hi, This means accumulation of infected, congested material Detailed Answer: Hi, This means accumulation of infected, congested material in the right lung. In other words, this is Pneumonia. But do not worry, your doctor would have given you medication for this, and it is easily curable. You can revert back to me with further queries if you want. Regards