Viral Pneumonia (cont.)
- If you are treated at home, your doctor will probably ask you to return in
one to four weeks to be checked.
- You may need a repeat chest
X-ray when your symptoms have improved. Because some types of pneumonia can look like cancer, a second
X-ray will prove that it is not.
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