Bacterial pneumonia

What is Bacterial pneumonia?

It is the acute infection of lung paranchyma with bacteria, especially Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus).

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Hi My partner is 63 years .He is being treated for Bacterial Pneumonia with anti - biotics. His temp is fluctuating between 35.4 in the morning and...

doctor1 MD

Thanks for your question on Health Care Magic.
I can understand your concern.
No need to worry for this fluctuations in temperature.
In body, there...

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My two year old daughter and I were recently hospitalized with bacterial pneumonia. We also both had low levels of potassium. Mine was low enough...

doctor1 MD

Thanks for your question on Health Care Magic.
I can understand your concern.
Yes, pneumonia can cause low potassium level.
Pneumonia actually...

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My grandfather has stage 4 non small cell lung cancer with recurring bacterial pneumonia. He is on 11 liters of oxygen keeping him around 89 on...

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Hi,
Thanks for writing in.

Recurring bacterial pneumonia is a known complication of non small cell lung cancer in the elderly. The drop in oxygen...

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