Steps to Take if You Think You're Getting an Infection

  • Call your healthcare provider or 8-1-1.

  • Take the antibiotics that have been prescribed.

  • Always take the full course of antibiotics.

  • If no improvement in 2-3 days, then a sputum culture may be required.

  • Increase your fluid intake.

  • Keep your lungs clear of mucus.

  • Get adequate rest.

  • Decrease activity until feeling better.


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