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Norton Pulmonary Specialists is a leader in treating lung patients in Louisville and Southern Indiana. We use the latest diagnostic tools identify pneumonia and provide treatments to get your recovery started.
Our board-certified and fellowship-trained specialists have a wealth of experience pinpointing the location of the pneumonia infection as well as whether the cause is bacterial, viral or fungal. We’ll use the latest diagnostic tools and develop a customized treatment plan for you.
Having pneumonia can resemble a cold or the flu, but also may include a higher fever, chest pain, vomiting and diarrhea. If symptoms like these persist and you suspect you may have pneumonia, you should get tested immediately.
A pneumonia infection inflames the lungs’ air sacs, filling them with fluid.
Pneumonia can be life-threatening and is most dangerous for young children, seniors and those with weakened immune systems. You should see a doctor if you have any of the following pneumonia symptoms:
Antibiotics can fight a bacterial infection. Other types of pneumonia respond to antivirals or antifungals. Often, the best course is managing symptoms, combined with bed rest.
Ways to treat the fever and cough of pneumonia:
We meet as a team every week to collaborate on all of our cases, to bring you comprehensive care. When you work with Norton Pulmonary Specialists you work with a team of research specialists, physicians and medical professionals dedicated to finding the best treatment for you.
The board-certified and fellowship-trained physicians with Norton Pulmonary Specialists are leaders in caring for Louisville and Southern Indiana patients with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema and other lung diseases.
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