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Are there alternative treatments for pneumonia?

Pneumonia is a serious illness. Alternative treatments haven't been shown to be effective. However, there are steps you can take to help with your recovery. Getting lots of rest and drinking lots of water are both important. Keeping all appointments with your doctor is also important, as your lungs may still be infected even after you start feeling better.

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