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Pneumonia is an infection in the lungs. Your lungs are lined with tiny air sacs called alveoli, which carry oxygen to the bloodstream. When pneumonia infects these sacs, they become irritated and inflamed and your body fights the infection by filling the lungs with phlegm. Unfortunately this makes it hard for oxygen to reach the bloodstream and can cause a severe, painful cough.

 

With our same day pneumonia treatment service, you can meet with a top online doctor, get diagnosed and receive the treatment you need. Our doctors can determine whether you have pneumonia or something else altogether and prescribe the appropriate treatment plan. 

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Symptoms of Pneumonia

There are many symptoms that accompany pneumonia, they range in severity, but if you are experiencing 2 or more of the below symptoms, contact your doctor for an official diagnosis immediately. Pneumonia symptoms may include:

  • High fever up to 105 degrees
  • Deep cough that brings up greenish, yellow, or bloody mucus (may get worse at night)
  • Chills/shaking chills
  • A consistent feeling of being out of breath, often brought on by movement
  • Feeling exhausted, no appetite
  • Sharp chest pains often occur when taking deep breaths and/coughing
  • Fast, shallow breathing

 

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Pneumonia Prescription With PlushCare

Assuming our doctors deem it necessary to prescribe you medication for treatment, they will electronically send your prescription to your local pharmacy as soon as your appointment is over, ensuring that you get prompt and efficient treatment. As soon as the prescription is sent, you are all set to go pick it up!

 

Treatment Options

Treating Pneumonia

Treatment for pneumonia will depend on the type of pneumonia you’re diagnosed with. There are four different types of pneumonia:

  • Bacterial PneumoniaAntibiotics are typically used to treat this form of pneumonia. Bacterial pneumonia is a more common form of the illness, but it can still be dangerous. 
  • Viral pneumonia—Typically respiratory viruses are the cause. Viral pneumonia is especially common in children and older people. This type of pneumonia is rarely serious and typically goes away faster than bacterial pneumonia.
  • Mycoplasma pneumonia—Mycoplasma pneumonia is also called walking pneumonia because it usually presents a milder case, typically affecting older children and young adults. 
  • Fungal pneumonia—fungal pneumonia occurs when fungus (typically from bird droppings or soil) is inhaled. It is less common and usually affects those who work around fungus, and those who have chronic diseases or weakened immune systems.

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1. Schedule an appointment from your phone

2. Speak with a doctor for 15 minutes

3. Pick up your prescription from a pharmacy near you

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