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Dr. Matthew J. Horn, MD

Pulmonologist

Dr. Matthew J Horn MD is a top Pulmonologist in San Diego, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Matthew J Horn MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Matthew J Horn MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Matthew J Horn MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In San Diego, CA, Dr. Matthew J Horn MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
42 years Experience
Dr. Matthew J. Horn, MD
  • San Diego, CA
  • New York Univ Sch of Med, New York Ny
  • Accepting new patients

Can pneumonia be fatal?

Pneumonia can be fatal, but usually is not in previously healthy patients. There are many types of pneumonia that require different treatments. Prompt diagnosis and treatment enhance READ MORE
Pneumonia can be fatal, but usually is not in previously healthy patients. There are many types of pneumonia that require different treatments. Prompt diagnosis and treatment enhance the outcome.

How is pneumonia confirmed in a child?

Pneumonia can be confirmed in several ways
By physical exam
By X-ray or CT scan
By ultrasound

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How to treat breathlessness in a metastatic breast cancer patient?

Your mom’s doctors need to determine what’s causing her shortness of breath since there are several possibilities: She could have a pleural effusion (fluid in chest) She could READ MORE
Your mom’s doctors need to determine what’s causing her shortness of breath since there are several possibilities:
She could have a pleural effusion (fluid in chest)
She could have a blood clot or pulmonary embolism
She could have lung metastasis
She could have a drug reaction

The treatment depends on the cause.

Good luck

Can asthma go away?

Asthma certainly can go away, especially if it occurred after a clear provocation like a viral respiratory infection or an inhalation injury. There is a saying in medicine that READ MORE
Asthma certainly can go away, especially if it occurred after a clear provocation like a viral respiratory
infection or an inhalation injury.
There is a saying in medicine that all that wheezes is not asthma. Other syndromes like congestive heart
failure, vocal cord dysfunction and others can mimic asthma symptoms.

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