Symptoms of PCP
Jan 9, 2002
I have not been able to find any information regarding symptoms of PCP so I wish to ask it here. thank you very Kindly.
Response from Dr. Young
Symptoms of Pneuocystis carinii pnuemonia (PCP) are variable, but usually include shortness of breath (especially with exertioin), fatigue, cough (usually not productive-- without phlegm) and fever.
The onset of symptoms is typically very slow (sub-acute) and progess over a period of 1- to 3-weeks before they are serious enough to prompt medical attention. BY
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