Bacterial Pneumonia

Walking pneumonia symptoms: an overview

Walking pneumonia symptoms: an overview

Walking pneumonia symptoms are very common. Walking pneumonia is actually the most common form of pneumonia. It is often referred to by Doctors and those in the medical field as atypical pneumonia. Pneumonia can be very dangers and even lethal. For most forms of pneumonia it is vital that you get to the hospital or the […]

Walking pneumonia,the symptoms and treatment

Walking pneumonia,the symptoms and treatment

Walking pneumonia is a layman’s term for a form of inflammatory lung condition caused by mycoplasma pneumoniae bacteria. Properly named Mycoplasma pneumonia, but sometimes referred to by a broader term, atypical pneumonia, this infection is an atypical form of the condition, meaning that the symptoms differ from that of common pneumonia. Although it can cause […]

Pneumonia in children under five

Pneumonia in children under five

Pneumonia in children under five In a recent eye-opening statistic that grabbed prime real estate in one of the world’s leading publications, doctors spoke about how mortality rates in children under the age of five due to preventable causes had fallen significantly in the past two decades. While that may seem like a very promising […]

Is Bacterial Pneumonia Contagious?

Is Bacterial Pneumonia Contagious?

Is Bacterial Pneumonia Contagious? While bacterial pneumonias aren’t quite as contagious as viral pneumonias, they still pose a significant health risk to communities. Each year in the United States, approximately 1 million people get sick from pneumonia. It’s mostly spread from person to person contact, as well as infected personal items. Bacterial pneumonia is one […]

Bacterial Pneumonia: an Introduction

As performed in many medical dictionaries, bacterial pneumonia is an infection that caused by certain types of virus. If you are unlucky to experience bacterial pneumonia you will have to get acquainted with shortness of breath, coughing and other difficulties in breathing. Pneumonia appears to be a Greek word which means “lungs” and is likely […]

Bacterial Pneumonia in the Life of Children and Infants

Bacterial Pneumonia in the Life of Children and Infants

According to medical dictionaries, bacterial pneumonia is the disease caused by a virus. It is the so-called parenchymal tissue inflammation in the lungs. What is notable, the disease is likely to be experienced by infants and children. When we deal with statistics we notice about 34-40 cases per 1000 children every year. In order to […]

Bacterial Pneumonia and Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Besides children and adults who are 65 years old, there are people infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that belong to the high-risk group of bacterial pneumonia infection. Anyway the main risk factors for such pneumonia and the incidence in these people are still not discovered and defined. According to many investigations, it was […]

What Should We Do When Secondary Bacterial Pneumonia Followed Influenza?

What Should We Do When Secondary Bacterial Pneumonia Followed Influenza?

A serious forgotten problem such as secondary bacterial pneumonia that follows influenza is reemerging. There are many fatal cases that arise after frequent complications of influenza. Nowadays there are known many treatments that are not very effective activating immune system and causing inflammation in the lungs. An appropriate therapeutic approach should be formulated in order […]

How to Protect Yourself from Bacterial Pneumonia?

Everyone knows that it is very easy to come in contact with those people who are sick especially these days. There is one case that happened not so long ago in one family. The wife had a condition of chronic low blood platelets. Some time passed and her spleen was removed. It is known that […]

Bacterial Pneumonia Recovery Time

Bacterial Pneumonia Recovery Time

So, you wake up with the worst fever you have ever had. Not one symptom of the bug holds out, instead it’s more like a nightmare because these symptoms all seem to attack at around the same time. Now you know it’s time to go to the hospital and find out that it’s about. It’s […]

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