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    Pneumonia Conditions

    Pneumonia, However, even healthy people sometimes develop pneumonia. A particular type of pneumonia is known as aspiration pneumonia. Small amounts of stomach co...

    Summary Symptoms Causes Treatment Outlook and Prevention

    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, Any condition which increases the likelihood that muck will enter the lungs, like an opening between the food tube and the main airway (tracheo-bronchial fistula), gum d...

    Summary Symptoms and Causes Diagnosis, Treatment, Complications, Prognosis and Prevention

    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 cough...

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    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. ...

    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...

    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...

    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....

    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 inflamma...

    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 kind...

    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...

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    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. ...

    Measles Conditions

    Many malnourished children in the world die when they get measles, usually from a secondary lung infection (pneumonia). There are still the occasional reports of children in the UK who die fr...

    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 ...

    Achalasia Conditions

    This type of infection is known as aspiration pneumonia. It is usually treated with antibiotic medicines but it can be more difficult to treat than other types of pneumonia.

    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...

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