Pneumonia

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What Is Mycoplasma Pneumonia?

Mycoplasma pneumonia, also known as walking pneumonia, is often a mild respiratory infection that presents as a chest cold, especially in children. A lot of people think you have to be older or in the hospital to get pneumonia. However, pneumonia...

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What Is Post-Obstructive Pneumonia?

Post-obstructive pneumonia is a serious infection that develops due to a blockage in the lung, usually caused by cancer. Post-obstructive pneumonia is an infection in the lung that occurs due to a blockage in one of the airways. Behind this...

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Pneumonia

Pneumonia is a mild to serious lung infection that can be caused by bacteria, viruses, or fungi. Reviewed by a board-certified otolaryngologist.

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Bacterial Pneumonia in People With COPD

Bacterial pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have dangerous cause-and-effect relationships. Learn why and how they're treated. Bacterial pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have a dangerous...

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Symptoms of Pneumonia

Symptoms of pneumonia may be different in children than adults, so it's important to be aware of the differences and to know when to seek help. Pneumonia, an infection in your lungs, can affect anyone, but children under age 2 and adults over 65...

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Home Remedies for Pneumonia

Pneumonia is a serious lung infection that usually requires a doctor’s care. Home remedies will not cure pneumonia, but they may help relieve some symptoms. Pneumonia is a tough illness to endure. Some people are lucky enough to recover from...

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Is Pneumonia Contagious?

Some types of pneumonia, such as viral and bacterial, are contagious, while others are not. Here’s how to prevent catching or spreading it. Pneumonia comes in many forms—from viral to bacterial and the less likely fungal form. Each variety...

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Types of Pneumonia

Pneumonia can result from bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Each type of pneumonia is treated differently and may present a range of challenges. Pneumonia is a type of lung infection that causes the air sacs in the lungs to fill with liquid.There are...

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What Is Fungal Pneumonia?

Fungal pneumonia is a lung infection caused by fungi in the environment. People with weakened immune systems are most at risk for complications. Fungal pneumonia is a type of pneumonia (lung infection) caused by fungal spores in the air, soil, or...

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