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Q&A: How Can I Tell if Baby Has Pneumonia — and How Can I Treat It?

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February 26, 2017
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If your child has a worsening cough or a fever that has persisted for more than a few days, see your pediatrician. If the diagnosis is pneumonia, an antibiotic is usually prescribed. But while some babies with pneumonia can be treated at home, others require hospital care.

Expert : Alanna Levine, MD, pediatrician and parenting expert ( AlannaLevineMD.com)

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