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How are you managing your pneumonia?

GREEN - Great Control

  • No cough
  • No fever
  • Able to resume to normal activities without cough or shortness of breath
  • Antibiotic to be completed as orderedPain free

Keep doing what you're doing to manage your condition


YELLOW - CAUTION

  • Completed your antibiotic, but still have cough and not feeling well
  • Increased shortness of breath when walking or performing daily activities
  • Development or return of fever/chills after 72 hours of beginning antibiotics
  • Increased cough during activities
  • Productive cough that is green or tan in color
  • Chest pain while coughing

Call your PCP for an appointment before your symptoms worsen


RED - MEDICAL ALERT

  • Unable to catch breath after five minutes of resting
  • Fever over 102 degrees and it will not come down even with Tylenol
  • Increasing confusion

Go to Emergency Room