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Pneumonia is an infection in one or both of the lungs. Many germs, such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi, can cause pneumonia. You can also get pneumonia by inhaling a liquid or chemical. People most at risk are older than 65 or younger than 2 years of age, or already have health problems.

Symptoms of pneumonia vary from mild to severe. See your doctor promptly if you

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  1. Pneumonia (National Library of Medicine)  
    Pneumonia is an infection in one or both of the lungs. Many germs, such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi, can cause pneumonia. You can also get pneumonia by inhaling a ...
  2. Pneumonia Interactive Tutorial (Patient Education Institute)  
    Pneumonia Introduction Pneumonia is an inflammation and infection of the lungs. Pneumonia causes millions of deaths every ... defenses of the respiratory system causing pneumonia. Alveoli Pneumonia Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lung. This ...
  3. Nosocomial pneumonia; Ventilator-associated pneumonia; Health-care associated pneumonia; HCAP ... Pneumonia is a common illness. It is caused by many different germs. Pneumonia that starts in the ...
  4. Pneumonia - cytomegalovirus; Cytomegalovirus pneumonia; Viral pneumonia ... CMV pneumonia is caused by a member of a group of herpes-type viruses. Infection with CMV is very ...
  5. Walking pneumonia; Chlamydophila pneumoniae; Community-acquired pneumonia - atypical ... Mycoplasma pneumonia is a type of atypical pneumonia. It is caused by the bacteria M. pneumoniae . It typically affects ...
  6. Pneumonia - viral; "Walking pneumonia" - viral ... Viral pneumonia is more likely to occur in young children and older adults. This is because their bodies have ...
  7. Pneumonia in immunodeficient patient; Pneumonia - immunocompromised host
  8. Anaerobic pneumonia; Aspiration of vomitus; Necrotizing pneumonia; Aspiration pneumonitis ... The type of bacteria that caused the pneumonia depends on: Your ... facility, for example) Whether you were recently hospitalized ...
  9. Bronchopneumonia; Community-acquired pneumonia; CAP ... Pneumonia is a common illness that affects millions of people each year in the United States. Germs ...
  10. Pneumonia (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... it from playing in the rain? What Is Pneumonia? Pneumonia (say: noo-MOW-nyuh) is an infection ... a virus or bacteria. Back Continue No More Pneumonia If the pneumonia is caused by bacteria, antibiotic ...
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