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Severe chest pain, faster heart beat. Diagnosed as pneumonia, taken medication, no results. Suggestions? chest has been hurting really bad. A couple nights ago I stopped breathing twice. And last night it hurt so bad that it put me in tears.. my heart was faster than usual and last time I went to the er they found a spot in my left lung.. they said it was pnemonia but the meds didnt help and ive had it before and it wasnt the same.what could this be?
Asked On : Wed, 3 Apr 2013
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Diabetologist 's  Response

Pneumonia is infection of the lung tissue.

It may be due to bacterial infection.

So it needed a course of antibiotics.

Do a Sputum culture and sensitivity and based on the report choose the suitable antibiotic for complete cure.

follow it with a repeat X ray after the course of antibiotic to see the improvement.
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