I am a 43yr old woman. I was diagnosed with pneumonia almost 12 days ago. They did a chest x-ray and then did a cat scan which revealed the pneumonia. They also said that I had small cysts on my liver. I had an abdominal mri about a year and half ago and they said my liver was normal. After the pneumonia diagnosis, I was prescribed levaquin 500mg at that time, which I have completed. my cough was productive (only white phlegm throughout this time) now its not. I still have slightly swollen glands in my neck and tightness in my chest. I was just prescribed advair disk and a nebulizer treatment which helps but the tightness comes back. This has been going on for almost 1 month. Could this viral pneumonia?
Hi, I have had viral pneumonia for almost 3 months, my xray still shows pneumonia in both lungs, I have been taking Ibuprophen every 6-8 hours for the last 3 months, cannot function without it. My Dr. says antibiotics won t help and is taking a wait and see approach and gave me an RX for an albuterol inhaler. I am a healthy 40yr old female. What would be the correct treatment?
My 87 year old father has been taking antibiotics since the first week in October. He started out as an upper respiratory issue and a Z pack was prescribed. After the Zpack an xray was done which showed pneumonia. He as then given Leviquin. After this antibiotic, at my request, the doctor ordered another chest xray and the pneumonia was much worse. He was started on Avelox at 6 am this morning. His diagnosis is Viral Pneumonia. I just read that Avelox is used to only treat bacterial infections. What should I do about this as obviously the doctor gave him the wrong medication...correct?
Hello Doctor, I have a question regarding viral pneumonia, my mother has been diagnosed with viral pneumonia and its been 12 days that she has been treated she was on ventilator for days in ICU and now shes out of ICu however on oxygen mask/cannula as whenever she breathes without cannula her saturation drops to 68...Doctors have been giving her antibiotics, but I read on internet that for viral pneumonia antivirals should be given and antibiotics is for bacterial pneumonia...doctor here have prescribed merotrol injection too which I would like to know is right for the treatment
My daughter is 3 years old and she has a very enlarged lymph node on her left side of the neck, she has a fever that goes up and down from 38 to 38.9. Uesterday we wentnto the clinic and she got an antibiotic Amoxi Clav TID. She is still in pain doesnt want to eat.
I have swollen tonsils, swollen lymph node on right posterier side of neck, swollen adnoids and my doctor can not find out why. She checked for MONO (which I have had in the past) ( I have also had lyme) I have seen specialist which they only tell me if it is cancerous which they say it is benign. My doctor and I just can not figure this out. These symptoms came about after I had a very bad cold where I lost control of my bladder
i have an 18 year old daughter who since april 2012 has had ongoing recurring cervical lymphadenopathy. at recurrent times she has high fevers, no appetite, headaches and extreme fatigue. she has had an fna recently that showed inflammation ( really!!) she has had a core biopsy in dec 2012 that showed non necrotising granulomas. she has seen infectious disease teams and ent specialists with no answer (only query of sarcoidosis). she finds after a few alcoholic drinks her neck feels worse, she has had weird itchy skin through this time too. some drs thought scabies, then psoriasis, then dermatitis..... she has been ok (ish) from dec 2013- til may 2014 but very unwell again now?????
I have red rash on my scalp, near the crown, associated with swollen lymph glands behind both ears. I am having dental work (root canal in stages on upper molars, both sides) performed since this past weekend. The redness of the scalp has become tender, itchy and flaky within the last couple of days. Since Sunday, the first day of treatment of one tooth, the lymph nodes swelling in the neck has decreased but not entirely disappeared. On Sunday, I had bloodwork done at an emergency hospital and the physician could not see any infection. Thank you for your time.
my 13 year old son hasswelling on the sides of his neck, Swelling starts just behind his ears and moving down his neck. I does seem more pronounced on his right side. He says his neck is sore but he is able to turn his head from side to side. He...
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