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    Pneumonia Conditions

    Pneumonia, Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lung tissue. It is usually due to infection. Pneumonia tends to be more serious than bronchitis . , pneumonia amoxi...

    Pneumonia Professional

    Pneumonia, There are separate articles on Aspiration Pneumonia , Pneumocystis Jirovecii Pneumonia and Lower Respiratory Tract Infection in Children . , pneumoni...

    Aspiration Pneumonia Conditions

    Aspiration Pneumonia, Research suggests that of all the cases of pneumonia that occur outside hospital (community-acquired pneumonia) about 1 in 10 is caused by aspiration...

    Aspiration Pneumonia Professional

    Aspiration Pneumonia, One study of elderly patients implicated aspiration pneumonia in 10% or cases of community-acquired pneumonia [ 1 ] . Aspiration pneumonia ...

    Pneumocystis Jirovecii Pneumonia Professional

    Pneumocystis Jirovecii Pneumonia, Differential diagnosis Bacterial or viral pneumonia Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex infection Atypical pneumonia ...

    Legionnaires' Disease Conditions

    These are typical symptoms of the lung infection pneumonia. See separate leaflet called Pneumonia for more details . Other symptoms of Legionnaires' disease include confusion...

    Chest Infection Conditions

    Bronchitis is usually caused by a viral infection. Pneumonia is usually due to bacterial infection. Pneumonia may be serious and need hospital admission. , pneumonia...

    Pleural Effusion Conditions

    The following are some of the more common causes of a pleural effusion (but there are other rarer causes too): Lung infection (pneumonia) , tuberculosis , and cancers may cause inflam...

    Acute Bronchitis Conditions

    See separate leaflets called Acute Sinusitis , Tonsillitis , Sore Throat , Laryngitis , Pleurisy , Bronchiolitis , and Pneumonia for the other types of infection shown in the diagram....

    Lower Respiratory Tract Infection in Children Professional

    Bacterial infections These constitute about 60% of hospitalised pneumonia cases [ 3 ] : Streptococcus pneumoniae (the majority of bacterial pneumonias). , pneumonia...

    Pneumococcal Immunisation Conditions

    Pneumococcus is a germ (bacterium) which can cause pneumonia , meningitis and some other infections. Pneumonia caused by pneumococcus occurs in about 1 in 1,000 adults each year. ...

    Cough Caused by a Virus Conditions

    Antibiotics may also be prescribed if a complication develops such as secondary bacterial pneumonia - but this is unlikely to occur if you are otherwise healthy. What symptoms should I l...

    Pleurisy Conditions

    Anything that causes inflammation or damage at the edge of the lung next to the pleura can cause pleuritic pain - for example: A  serious lung infection (pneumonia) . Blood clo...

    Antibiotics Conditions

    For example, if you have pneumonia , the doctor knows what kinds of bacteria typically cause most cases of pneumonia. He or she will choose the antibiotic that best combats those ki...

    Influenza and Flu-like Illness Conditions

    — Dr Laurence Knott, Why you should consider the flu vaccine Serious illnesses that are similar to flu Other serious illnesses can have similar symptoms ...

    Respiratory Failure Conditions

    Prolonged hospital admissions can lead to the following complications : Hospital-acquired infections: for example, pneumonia and diarrhoea. A pneumonia is likely to put further...

    Whooping Cough Conditions

    Other germs (bacteria) can infect the lungs more easily if you have whooping cough. So, pneumonia caused by other germs (secondary infections) sometimes occurs. Pneumonia is suspecte...

    Lung Abscess Professional

    Synonyms: pyogenic lung infection/pneumonia, necrotising pneumonia Severe, localised suppurative infection in the substance of the lung, associated with necrotic cavity formation...

    Haemophilus Influenzae Professional

    The remainder is made up of cases of septic arthritis, osteomyelitis, cellulitis, pneumonia and pericarditis. Hib pneumonia typically occurs in children aged 4 months to 4 years. ...

    Nocardia Professional

    Involvement of the eyes. Pneumonia Pneumonia caused by nocardia may be indistinguishable from other pneumonias. It is usually subacute, developing over weeks but ...

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