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Peds Pneumonia VS. Adult Pneumonia by Respiratory Therapist Patient Expert Posted Sat 28 Mar 2009 3:05pm 1 Comment We are not in a time of year where there seems to be a larger than usual amount of Pneumonia cases coming into my hospital. There are many different types of pneumonia out there but we mainly deal with only a couple of them. Some Different types are: Viral Bacterial Fungal Parasitic Comunity Aquired ... Read on »
Pneumonia by Cheri Fraker Posted Sat 27 Feb 2010 12:00am Hi All. I have been sick the entire month of February. Two weeks ago I was diagnosed with pneumonia. This has been quite an experience and one I do not wish to repeat ever again. Next week, I am off to a pulmonologist and when I recover, I will take the pneumonia vaccine and start focusing on improving my respiratory function. My chest CT ... Read on »
Pneumonia by Healthy Solutions Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Aug 2010 6:47am BBC News , Health Dr Trisha Macnair Pneumonia means inflammation of the lungs and is usually caused by an infection. It’s a very common condition, especially among the elderly and those with serious underlying illnesses. What is pneumonia? Pneumonia causes inflammation of one or both lungs in the chest, usually due to infection ... Read on »
Pneumonia Symptoms,Treatment,Causes,Risk Factors,Signs by Paavan Posted Wed 12 Aug 2009 3:02am  What is Pneumonia? / Pneumonia Definition:- Pneumonia is an infection and contagious disease caused by viruses, bacteria, and fungi which affects the human lungs, the air sacs in the lungs to fill with fluid, making it hard for you to breathe, and causes you to cough up phlegm. Pneumonia can occur in patients of all age groups, but you ... Read on »
ME/CFS and the pneumonia vaccination… by Ron Patient Expert Posted Mon 14 Sep 2009 8:17pm I’ve discussed before the dire side-effects of the flu vaccines in ME/CFS, but this is worse. If I didn’t know why I feel so ill I’d be seriously worried. Even so, I’m some worried… Yesterday, at my annual COPD check-up, I was offered the pneumonia vaccine (why I haven’t been offered it before is a question for another day). Given the curr ... Read on »
Flu and Pneumonia Season is Upon Us by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:22pm As you may know, it is recommended that lupus patients receive a flu shot every year. Flu shots are considered to be safe and effective for people with lupus. Sometimes a shot or vaccine can trigger a flare, but this usually involves several days of fevers and muscle aches. Frequently people with lupus tolerate vaccines without any side effects. ... Read on »
DO YOU RECOGNIZE THE 7 SIGNS OF PNEUMONIA? by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Mon 12 Apr 2010 12:00am Apr 12           Pneumonia is an infection of one or both lungs.  It occurs when either bacteria or viruses get stuck in the lungs – the germs multiply and form an infected area.  In order to understand it, things you should know include something about the lungs and what they do ... Read on »
Chlamydia can cause pneumonia or perhaps critical vision infections inside of a baby by winter1101 Posted Thu 23 Jan 2014 3:12pm Chlamydia and gonorrhea are typical trouble for many men and women right now not just in the US, although a troubling charge associated with enhance is also being noticed in great britain also. You may as well bleed between a person's monthly process along with neglected chlamydia contamination could potentially cause the pelvic inflammatory ... Read on »
New Studies Link Pneumonia to Your Oral Health by Randall LaFrom Posted Tue 20 Dec 2011 1:03pm When Am I at Risk for Pneumonia You are essentially at risk for pneumonia infections all year long, but are more susceptible during the flu season. Pneumonia is an infection in your lungs and can be either a simple irritation or a more serious problem that might even hospitalize you. During cold and flu season, pneumonia is a higher ... Read on »