Home Remedies Needed

posted 2 years ago in Wellness
Post # 2
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2243 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

dreamer1288:  are you eligible for COBRA benefits from your previous job? If you genuinely think you have pneumonia, you should see a doctor ASAP. If COBRA is not an option, try to find a clinic in your community that serves uninsured or indigent population, or a physician who is willing to offer discounted prices. The office visit and meds to treat pneumonia should not be prohibitively expensive. Untreated, it can become life threatening or result in a hospital stay that will be financially disastrous. No home remedy is going to cure pneumonia, and the sooner you get treatment, the less complicated/costly it will be. Sorry, I know this isn’t what you want to hear. 

Post # 3
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

dreamer1288:  If it is pneumonia, the treatment depends on whether it is viral or bacterial.

Here is some credible information on pneumonia, including home Treatment and when to call the doctor.

http://www.healthlinkbc.ca/healthtopics/content.asp?hwid=hw63868

Be careful with self diagnosing. You might want to do the Check  Your Symptoms section on the more general topic of Respiratory Problems, which wil give you a better idea if you need to see a doctor.

http://www.healthlinkbc.ca/healthtopics/content.asp?hwid=rsp11

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