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Pneumonia with High wbc

I m having pneumonia with wbc 18900 count. Doc has given antibiotics. Is it necessary to be admitted in hospital or can be treated at home
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Dr. Manju Lihala Bangalore | General Physician
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Wbc count does go up in pneumonia and at the age of 77 he can have difficulty in breathing hence it is better to hospitalise him for proper treatment.
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