last week or so, I've had a severe sin
fection. I went to my doctor and (besides noticin
typical upper respiratory in
fection "crud") he mentioned some coarse lower lobe sounds (which he described as "rhonchi, not rales"), so he did a chest x-ray, which showed what he described as an "infiltrate
. He said this could mean the
possible onset of pneumonia, and he gave me a strong antibiotic and prednisone.