Pneumonia Treatment and Symptoms
An inflammatory infection that occurs in the lung.
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1-2 of 5 more...Signs and symptoms
... Pneumonia can be difficult to spot. It often mimics a cold or the flu, so you may not realize you have a more serious condition. What''s more, signs and symptoms can vary greatly, depending on any und...
... Your lungs are two spongy organs surrounded by a moist membrane (the pleura). When you inhale, air is carried through the windpipe (trachea) to your lungs in two major airways called bronchi. Inside y...
1 of 1Prevention
... You usually don''t "catch" pneumonia from someone else. Instead, you develop the disease because your immune system is temporarily weakened, often for no known reason. The following suggestions can he...
1-2 of 3 more...Complications
... How serious pneumonia is for you depends on your overall health and the type and extent of pneumonia you have. If you''re young and healthy, your pneumonia can usually be treated successfully. But if ...
... Treatments for pneumonia vary, depending on the severity of your symptoms and the type of pneumonia you have. Bacterial. Doctors usually treat bacterial pneumonia with antibiotics. Although you may st...
1-2 of 4 more...Pneumonia
... What is pneumonia?Pneumonia is a group of diseases that cause infection or inflammation (swelling) in the lungs. Pneumonia causes air sacs in the lungs to fill with pus and other fluids, making it dif...
Source: Cleveland Clinic
... Every year, more than 60,000 Americans die of pneumonia — an inflammation of the lungs usually caused by infection with bacteria, viruses, fungi or other organisms. Pneumonia is a particular con...
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- Pneumococcal Pneumonia
... Pneumonia is a lung disease that can be caused by a variety of viruses, bacteria, and sometimes fungi. The U.S. Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate nearly 90,000 people in the U...
- American Lung Association
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