Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Incidence Risk Factors Symptoms Evaluation Treatment specialist Home Care cough in adults cough in children fever in adults fever in children warning signs wheezing Complications Underlying Cause Transmission Anatomy

Lung Infection Pneumocystis Treatment

Treatment for Pneumocystis pneumonia includes rest, antibiotics, bronchodilator medications for wheezing, cough suppressants, and oxygen therapy.

Treatment for pneumocystis pneumonia may include:

Lung Infection Pneumocystis Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat pneumocystis pneumonia:

Continue to Lung Infection Pneumocystis Home Care

Last Updated: Oct 22, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
Copyright DSHI Systems, Inc. Powered by: FreeMD - Your Virtual Doctor

PubMed Lung Infection Pneumocystis References
  1. Benfield TL, Helweg-Larsen J, Bang D, Junge J, Lundgren JD. Prognostic markers of short-term mortality in AIDS-associated Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. Chest. 2001 Mar;119(3):844-51. [11243967]
  2. Morris A, Lundgren JD, Masur H, et al. Current epidemiology of Pneumocystis pneumonia. Emerg Infect Dis. 2004 Oct;10(10):1713-20. [15504255]
  3. Peterson JC, Cushion MT. Pneumocystis: not just pneumonia. Curr Opin Microbiol. 2005 Aug;8(4):393-8. [15996508]
  4. Wohl AR, Simon P, Hu YW, Duchin JS. The role of person-to-person transmission in an epidemiologic study of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. AIDS. 2002 Sep 6;16(13):1821-5. [12218395]
FreeMD is provided for information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for evaluation and treatment by a physician. Please review our terms of use.