Pneumonia

Antibiotics for Walking Pneumonia

Antibiotics for Walking Pneumonia Walking pneumonia is a mild kind of pneumonia that feels more like a cold than pneumonia. You don’t need excess rest or hospitalization and can go on with your work. This is why it is called atypical pneumonia or walking pneumonia. It is a common infection in which air sacs in […]

Leah McCabe
Pneumonia

How Long Does Walking Pneumonia Last?

How Long Does Walking Pneumonia Last? Walking pneumonia is a mild kind of pneumonia that resembles the common cold in many ways. It is often caused by viruses and sometimes bacteria. People with bacterial infections tend to be sicker than those with viral pneumonia, and as a result will take a longer time to recover. […]

Leah McCabe
Antibiotics / Pneumonia

Antibiotics for Pneumonia

Antibiotics for Pneumonia Pneumonia is a condition in which the air sacs in one or both the lungs are inflamed due to an infection caused by bacteria, fungi, viruses or parasites. The air sacs fill with pus and fluid, and this causes cough with phlegm, fever, chills and in severe cases, even difficulty breathing. Antibiotics […]

Mark Spera
Pneumonia

Pneumonia: Signs, Symptoms, Treatments and More

Pneumonia: Signs, Symptoms, Treatments and More Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs. Pneumonia often makes it quite difficult to breathe and causes a severe cough. Pneumonia leaves you coughing, feeling exhausted and uncomfortable. Even worse, the symptoms can last for months. There are different types of pneumonia and the severity of the illness varies […]

Leah McCabe
Pneumonia / Viral pneumonia

Is Viral Pneumonia Contagious?

Is Viral Pneumonia Contagious? There are several different types of pneumonia you can get, one of them is viral pneumonia. A virus just like those that cause the common cold and the flu causes viral pneumonia. It can be contagious and spread from person to person. Read more to find out how it spreads, who […]

Leah McCabe
Bronchitis / Pneumonia

Can Bronchitis Turn Into Pneumonia?

Can Bronchitis Turn Into Pneumonia? While it is not common, bronchitis can turn into pneumonia. This happens when viral or bacterial bronchitis goes untreated causing the infection to spread from the bronchial tubes down into the lungs. Once in the lungs the alveoli can become infected, which constitutes pneumonia. Read on to learn more about […]

Leah McCabe
Pneumonia

How Long Does Pneumonia Last?

How Long Does Pneumonia Last? Pneumonia recovery time depends on the severity, the type of pneumonia and the individual. It is also important to note that even after pneumonia is gone, your body’s still working to get back to normal. This means you may feel tired as your energy is used to strengthen your immune […]

Leah McCabe
Pneumonia

Is Bacterial Pneumonia Contagious?

If you’re coughing up a lot of mucus and have a fever, you may have pneumonia. What causes pneumonia? Is bacterial pneumonia contagious? Here’s what you need to know about bacterial pneumonia. What is bacterial pneumonia? Pneumonia is a serious lung infection where the lungs become inflamed and may fill with pus or other fluid. […]

Jennifer Nelson