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Posted on Jul 31, 2017 |

Pneumonia Treatment: Patient Stories – Mr. Rathna Kumar, Narsaraopet

Mr. Rathna Kumar from Narsaraopet bought his wife to Apollo Health City in Hyderabad for Pneumonia treatment. After diagnosis and tests she underwent treatment for Pneumonia under Dr. Ravi Andrews, top Nephrologist and Dr. R Vijay Kumar, top General Physician at Apollo. Watch as the patients husband talks about the procedure and their personal experience with the doctors and other staff members of the hospitals, since the procedure. Read about the success stories and experiences of our patients/doctor reviews at Apollo Health City:
Pneumonia is a lung infection that can make you very sick. You may cough, run a fever, and have a hard time breathing. Symptoms of pneumonia vary to mild to severe. It generally start 15 to 25 days after you’re exposed to mycoplasma and slowly worsen over two to four days. You might have Chest pain, Cough, Mild flu-like symptoms, Headache, Tiredness, Lingering weakness to name a few. Treatment for pneumonia involves curing the infection and preventing complications. Doctors use antibiotics to treat pneumonia caused by bacteria, the most common cause of the condition. If there is no improvement or if your symptoms get worse, may need treatment in hospital. In very serious cases of pneumonia, breathing assistance through a ventilator in an intensive care unit (ICU) may be required