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Pneumonia: Facts

What is the Treatment?

What is the Treatment?

  • Antibiotics are given if the cause is bacterial.
  • Antiviral drugs are given if the cause is viral.
  • Antifungal medication if it is a fungal cause.
  • If you have severe pneumonia, you may be admitted to the hospital and given oxygen and intravenous antibiotics.
  • Simple analgesia such as paracetamol may be given for pain.