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Pneumonia after a Transplant by Pam M. Patient Expert Pneumonia is one thing that we were warned about after the transplant. After surgery I was given a spirometer (sp?) and told to use it a couple of times everyday. It's a plastic thing with a movable piece inside a tube. You b
ICAAC-IDSA: Pneumonia Linked to ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor ICAAC-IDSA: Pneumonia Linked to Acute Coronary Syndrome WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 -- Patients hospitalized with bacterial pneumonia have about eight times the risk of acute coronary syndrome as those admitted for other cause
Peds Pneumonia VS. Adult Pneumonia by Respiratory Therapist Patient Expert 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
Pneumonia or Pleurisy? by Romelette L. Patient Expert Hard to guess. Here are the symptoms of pneumonia : * Fever * Cough * Shortness of breath * Sweating * Shaking chills * Chest pain that fluctuates with breathing (pleurisy) * Headache * Muscle pain * Fatigu
World Pneumonia Day 2013 by Dr. Polly Doctor of Philosophy Unfortunately we still need a World Pneumonia Day. Pneumonia still kills more kids around the world than any other illness or disease. Credit: World Moms Blog Every year about 1.4 million kids under 5 die from p
I'm familar with new runners having their lungs scream at them, but I'm not familar with bleeding in the mouth. So, my comments will be directed to your lungs. There is always the possibility that you have an injury of some
Rough Day, and Pneumonia...... by Pamela B. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Rhett has had a really rough day. He is really hurting and wants to be held. He is needing his Loratab about every 4 hours again. He is just miserable. Then to top it off, Chloee h
Where Have I Been? by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Let's just say the last several months have been quite a whirlwind. To make a very long story short, my Dad was deathly sick from Pneumonia. His entire right lung was encapsulated, as well as a portion of his left. To top
WASHINGT ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven   WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A common cause of pneumonia can kill by causing bleeding in the lungs, researchers said on Thursday in a finding that may explain why antibiotics fail to save many patients. They found the bacter
Hoarseness can go along with the aspiration pneumonia from inflammation of the bronchi.  Her vocal cords might also have been affected.  The swelling in her feet and legs could indicate a secondary effect related to lung/hea

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