Viral pneumonia

What is Viral pneumonia?

Viral pneumonia is a pneumonia caused by a virus. They are the most common cause of pneumonia in children, while in adults bacteria are a more common cause. Symptoms include fever, non-productive cough, runny nose, and systemic symptoms (e.g. myalgia, headache).

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I am a 43yr old woman. I was diagnosed with pneumonia almost 12 days ago. They did a chest x-ray and then did a cat scan which revealed the...

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Since you have been recently treated for pneumonia with antibiotics(given for bacterial pnemonias), This is still...

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My dr told me recently that I have low grade viral pneumonia......what exactly is that and what is the treatment? Is is contagious?A chest X-ray...

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Symptomatic treatment.

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After 2 wks, my Dr. Now says I don't have viral pneumonia because it would have resolved by this time (2nd chest X-ray shows no change)....Now she...

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