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Recurring pseudomonas infection in lungs. Have COPD and emphysema. Prevention?

i have a psodamonus infection in my lungs why does it keep reoccuring? I had it a year ago September. We do have a swiming pool only in use in the summer. I had an abcess in my lung which has left me vulnarable it was 10 years ago. I have copd and empysemia. I am 61 and very ctive. What can I do to keep this from reocurring. I am on preventive antifingal meds 100 mg daily of Voriconazole. Iam not taking them while on levaflocsin for sudamonus. I have been on 750 mg for 14 days. How long should I been on them for? I am on 15 mgs of pedazone will go down to 10 in three days
Asked On : Tue, 29 Jan 2013
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you are a copd patient.
you take anti pseudomonal treatment in the past.
copd is a chronic disease with acute attacks.
you must know every time it is not pseudomonal infection.
so you consult chest physician and take correct guidance about copd treatment other wise so many problems will occur

Answered: Wed, 30 Jan 2013
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