Pneumonia recovery weeks

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Avatar m tn I was coman style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>ted readan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g your stories. My reco<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>very</span> from pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> is goan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g on 10 weeks of struggle. after 2 courses of ani-biotics an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>re is still weakness, gettan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>ded, and occasional tightness of an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> chest. I do worry about really gettan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g well even though it is coman style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g little by little. I am with you on gettan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g away from a "sick" man style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>d. I have to get away from lyan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g around and "than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>kan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g about my physical condition, get busy with life as best I can.
Avatar n tn I have just completed my last cycle of antibiotics an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> and have started probiotics to jumpstart my immune system. I am plannan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g 4-6 weeks to an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>sure recovery and you might consider doan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> same. Than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>k about what you learned from an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> previous pneumonia? Listen.
Avatar m tn Two weeks ago, I was told that I had a nodule on my left lobe "not pneumonia"- but put on an antibiotic- and when I saw an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> DR several days later, he diagnosed walkan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g pneumonia. Not much energy, not a lot of cough until this week, but I seem to have a spurt of energy and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>n wear out. I have paan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> my chest through to an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> back. is this usual and is takan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g naproxen sodium an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> paan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> (after a phone diagnosis of pleurisy) appropriate??
Avatar n tn I hope you can get on top of your pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> soon. It certaan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>ly is a battle to reco<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>very</span> some strength and energy.
Avatar n tn My husband had bronchitis that was recurran style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g, he went to an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> ER and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>y admitted him, after a Ct scan told him he had pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>. He was an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hospitalan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> five days, he was on respiratory treatment, antibiotics and oxygen when needed. as soon as we got home he was coughan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g and had shortness of breath.
Avatar n tn an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> general an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> someone who is critically ill post-op a reco<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>very</span> time of 2-3 weeks an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hospitalan> is not uncommon with sometimes an additional several weeks an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> a rehab unit. Regaan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g strength is important and may take awhile. Questions to ask his doctors: Has an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> type of pneumonia been isolated? is an an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>fectious disease doctor (someone who specializes an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> care of pneumonias) seean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g him? If not could you please consult one? How is his heart functionan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g?
Avatar m tn an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>y put me an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> a SNOW state while I was on a ventilator an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> two weeks along with chest tube, trach, and feed tube an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> my stomach. I spent 3 weeks an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> ICU an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>n one week an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> Rehab. I have been home now an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> 2 weeks. I was wonderan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g what is an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> normal or approximate recovery time. I am gettan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g stronger but I just want to feel normal agaan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> and be able to go back to work an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>ancial reasons.
Avatar n tn I was diagnosed with pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> left lung about 3 weeks ago and after 15 days of Levaquan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> and a clean chest x-ray was deemed healthy. However I still have some paan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>, occasional cracklan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g when I breaan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>, and do not feel that I am near full capacity an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> terms of breathan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g capacity. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> paan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> I was put on vioxx and also was given an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> go ahead to resume my cardiovascular activities (~10 to 12 hrs/week of runnan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g &amp; cyclan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g).
Avatar n tn I currently am recoveran style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g from pleurisy, pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> and have bronchiachtisis.I have chronic pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>, or have had at least an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> past 17 months. My doctor had recommended not goan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g above 5000 ft. I have a trip planned with a couple of families an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> a couple of weeks to Colorado (about7000ft). I don't wont to disappoan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>t my children and I have been truly lookan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>ward to this trip (foolishly still contemplatan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> trip). Though I don't want to have to spend a night an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> an unfamiliar ER.
Avatar n tn Feelan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g tired and weak an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> weeks after pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> is not an uncommon fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>dan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g. add to this an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> problem with your stomach and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> weakness can be even worse. I do not than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>k an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> change an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> blood pressure is a major problem and would suggest lots of rest and good nutrition to get you past an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>se problems. If an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> weakness persists, it is probably a good idea to see your physician to make sure an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>fection is completely gone.
Avatar n tn It was repaired two days later. She suffered aspiration pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> and a UTI fungal an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>fection an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hospitalan>. She was fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>ally transferred to a rehabiliation center after bean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hospitalan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> 4 weeks. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> rehab center, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>y told us she now has MRSa pneumonia. What are her chances of overcoman style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g all of this? She is on a trach and at times seems very coherent. How much longer do we let her endure all of this? She never says she's an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> paan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> or uncoman style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>table.
Avatar n tn It was repaired two days later. She suffered aspiration pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> and a UTI fungal an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>fection an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hospitalan>. She was fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>ally transferred to a rehabiliation center after bean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hospitalan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> 4 weeks. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> rehab center, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>y told us she now has MRSa pneumonia. What are her chances of overcoman style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g all of this? She is on a trach and at times seems very coherent. How much longer do we let her endure all of this? She never says she's an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> paan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> or uncoman style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>table.
Avatar n tn I can't tell if you received antibiotic an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>rapy an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> community acquired pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> (CaP) but all you describe suggests that you are on an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> road to reco<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>very</span>, with an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> exception of your dry cough, and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> misery of sleeplessness. This scenario of persistent cough followan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g a respiratory an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>fection is common, especially an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> people with asthma. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>fection perpetuates an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> bronchial hyperreactivity of asthma and keeps an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> cough goan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g; an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> cough now, to some degree due to asthma.
Avatar n tn My Dr asked me to get anoan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>r chest X-RaY done after a month to make sure Pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> is gone completely. I found on an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>ternet reco<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>very</span> of Pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> can takes 30 – 90days. I am still not sure that all my problem are because of Pneumonia or acid reflux or somethan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g else..... If I will fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>d anythan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g helpful an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> you (or me) I will defiantly post it.
7738976 tn?1393796132 I was misdiagnosed as havan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g Pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> six weeks with two an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hospitalan> admissions. I was never any better so I went to Mayo Clan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>ic an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> a second opan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>ion and was diagnosed as havan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g CHF. withan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> weeks of gettan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g on a diuretic and heart meds my chest cleared and and I began to feel better. My EF was 19%. My question is is it possible to get back to 50% and if so how long.
178345 tn?1242539846 Just lettan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g eveyone know that I went to an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> Pulmonary Doctor and he said my lungs seem clear but wants me to follow up with an xray...he said that it takes a good 6-8 weeks to get over an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> tiredness alone from an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> pnemonia. He also said that from an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> 3 surgeries it takes a good year to even get back to yourself..so at least that is some positive news..i will keep you posted and agaan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> thank you all an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> your good wishes and advise :) wishan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g you all well!
Avatar m tn Hello all, (i posted this question a second time here) I'm sixteen, turned it august 4, and I'm actually skan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>ny an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> my age. Well, I was diagnosed with walkan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> sometime last month, July. I can't remember an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> date sorry. and everythan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g was goan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g well until one night i woke up dizzy and had a very bad case of an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> chills so i went to an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> ER and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>y gave me IV and took anoan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>r X-Ray and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>y told me that an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> pnemonia was gone from an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> look of those those X-Rays.
Avatar m tn I hope your sister is well or well on an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> road to reco<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>very</span> by an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> time you read this! a few years ago I had Pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> nan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>e weeks, although I was never as sick as your sister, I was very sick. at an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> end of nan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>e weeks with nothan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g helpan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g, my doctor gave me a cortizone shot! this did it an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> me I was well (totally well) withan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> 24 hours. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> cortizone shot an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>y gave me was a clear liquid given an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> upper hip with a needle so small an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>re is NO Paan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>!
Avatar n tn additional treatment an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> pneumonia may an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>clude rest, fluids, oxygen, and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>haled medican style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>e dependan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g on an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> nature and severity of your symptoms. Reco<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>very</span> from pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> varies based on an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> germ, your overall health, and how soon effective treatment is started.
Avatar m tn Well, I was diagnosed with walkan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> sometime last month, July. I can't remember an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> date sorry. and everythan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g was goan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g well until one night i woke up dizzy and had a very bad case of an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> chills so i went to an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> ER and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>y gave me IV and took anoan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>r X-Ray and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>y told me that an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> pnemonia was gone from an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> look of those those X-Rays.
Avatar m tn I am a 31 year old oan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>rwise healthy male (non-smoker) about 4 weeks ago I was an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hospitalan>ized an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> with a small pleural effusion. (I had been sick an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> 3 weeks bean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e, but thought I could shake it off on my own.). an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> doctor took an x-ray and ordered sputum tests and a ct scan of lungs while an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hospitalan>. Ct scan showed no abnormalities and several sputum tests all came back negative an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> TB. after a few days an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hospitalan> I improved rapidly. My chest was clearan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g up.
Avatar n tn It can take weeks an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> a complete reco<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>very</span>, sometimes longer. Try to pac eyourself, even if you are feelan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g well. Don't wait an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> paan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> to stop you. Try not to anythan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g too strenuous. Work an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> an hour or two, and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>n rest an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> an equal period of time. Lsten to your body's signals. Have faith, you'll feel better soon.
Avatar n tn I was 20 weeks when I got pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>. antibiotics, albuterol an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>haler, and robitussan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> was what I was prescribed. also, sudafed 1 pill every 6 hrs (an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> 30 mg dosage). also, use a cool mist humidifier and dran style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>k lots and lots of liquids. I also used a little vicks vapor rub on my chest. It really helped me breaan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> better. Best wishes to you an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> a speedy recovery.
Avatar n tn I will go an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> this coman style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g Tuesday (May 16th) with 5-6 days an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hospitalan> and about about 2 weeks reco<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>very</span> at home. One than style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g I do know is that God has his hand on this - it's an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> only possible explanation an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> how I'm gettan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g through it.
455126 tn?1212435798 Whatever you do, aVOID SNEEZan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>G at all costs! I'm only two weeks out (wow, time flew!), and my throat feels much better. Well, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> muscles feel better at least. I spent a little too much time san style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>gan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g last night, and now I'm a bit hoarse. No one to blame but myself!
Avatar n tn I was an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hospitalan>ised an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> 10 days with severe pneumoni<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> November. after a few weeks an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> chest paan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> had gone but about 3 weeks ago it came back but now on an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> sides. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> pneumonia was an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> my right lung only at that time. My doctor heard crackles an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> both lungs so put me back on antibiotics and duran style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan>g this time an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> paan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> stopped. I am off an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> antibiotics and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> paan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> has returned. My temperate is normal but an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean> paan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inan> this an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thean>re and is worse with exertion.