pneumonia

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    How do I prevent Pneumonia?

    A person can reduce the risk of getting pneumonia by following simple steps: Get the flu vaccine each year to prevent seasonal influenza. The flu shot doesn’t protect against all strains of the flu, just the 3 to 4 strains that doctors feel will most dangerous in the coming year. Practice...
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    How does Pneumonia spread?

    Pneumonia is caused by infectious agents that can be spread to others depending upon the type of organism. The organisms spread person to person by contact with an infected person’s mouth or when small droplets that become airborne from coughing/ sneezing. Once pneumonia develops in the lungs...
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    What are some causes of pneumonia?

    Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that is caused by bacteria, fungi, viruses, or parasites. As the body sends white blood cells to attack the infection, the sacs become filled with fluid and pus causing pneumonia. It is characterized primarily by inflammation of the alveoli in the lungs or...
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    Can pneumonia be spread from person to person?

    It is spread when someone comes in contact with droplets from the nose and throat of someone who has it. That commonly happens when the person with walking pneumonia sneezes or coughs.
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    What is community acquired pneumonia?

    Hello My question is as follows: What is community acquired pneumonia? Tnx
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    How are you diagnosed with pneumonia?

    Hi, Please guide How are you diagnosed with pneumonia? Thanks
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    How pneumonia is spread?

    Hello can anyone tell me How pneumonia is spread and what are the precautions that we should take in order to counter pneumonia. Thanks
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    How do you get pneumonia?

    Hi, can anyone guide me How do you get pneumonia? Pointers will be appreciated as it really helps in understanding. Tnx
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    Is pneumonia contagious?

    Hi, I want to know whether Pneumonia is contagious or not what are the causes of pneumonia ? what are the symptoms associated with pneumonia , would love to hear about remedies and home cures that can help in countering pneumonia. Thanks
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