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Pneumonia,high fever,breathing problem

My doughter have pnomunia and she was admitted in the hospital for 5 days cuz her fever was high and the dr s gave her antiboitic thro IV , she feels better now however, I did 4 times xtray for her and it showd that nothing changed n her chest . I am very worried ! Is it something I should be scard of and for how long this will last with her , she is not breathing 100 percent good . m
Asked On : Sat, 14 Apr 2012
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Dear Sir I am sorry to hear your daughter got pneumonia. She has had I.V. antibiotis and is feeling better and I am sure Doctor has done excellent job. Your daughter got shadow in her lung due to pneumonia which we call loberconsolidation. In pneumonia it goes through three stages, stage of consolidation, stage of red hepatization, stage of greay hepatization and stage of resolution.It may take a few days. Some times physiotherapy of the chest helps. I am sure she will be ok soon. Kindest regards.
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