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...

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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...

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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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I am 63 years old female a year ago I had bacterial pneumonia and since then I am not feeling normal, also pulmonologist told me I have COPD , I am...

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low energy. I have been getting fatigued easier than normal when active (past several weeks). currently have slightly swollen and sore lymph node...

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my mom was diagnosed with bacterial pneumonia back in late december. After a round of antibiotics, she felt much better but the xray still showed...

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Hello, after having a mostly dry cough for about a week, and a near constant fever of 100-101, my doctor said he thinks it is walking pneumonia ....

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Please provide an opinion over attached discharge summary. Known case of Sarcoidosis since 1995. In 2015 DM due to Wysolone induced

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my husband is 59 yrs old. i took him to the er last friday, they said his lungs looked ok but he had bacterial pneumonia . His bp was 156/82 then...

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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...

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