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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
20 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mycoplasma infection: Walking pneumonia is the commonly used name for infection caused by the organism mycoplasma pneumoniae. It can have a varied presentation on chest xra ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Pneumonia: Is shown on a chest x-ray as an area of "whiteness" in an area that would otherwise show normal "black" lung aeration. It could appear gray as well (j ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcelo Laufer
31 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Asthma or whooping : 20 % of adults with cough lasting more than 3 weeks have whooping cough. The other possibilities are asthma and even relux. I would consult with a pul ... Read More
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A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Lung: Walking pneumonia is often not seen on xray and is usually diagnosed by hostory and exam. It is caused by atypical bacteria but is easily treated.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Stressful idea: There are lymph glands scattered throughout the body that enlarge while they help clean up infections. This includes within the lungs. Just like thos ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Red Flag Symptons: The red flag symptoms of walking pneumonia are well known to me, having had now three such pneumonias personally. Cough that is worse that that typic ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: Walking pneumonia is a lay term for a case of pneumonia that is relatively mild. The patient is not bed ridden and is able to walk around. There are ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Walking pneumonia: This is not a good medical term and is used to describe patients with pulmonary parenchymal infections that do not require hospitalization. It can be ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Walking pneumonia: This is a poor and virtually meaningless term referring primarily to whether a patient requires hospitalization or can be treated as an outpatient. Th ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: Walking pneumonia is a lay term for a case of pneumonia that is relatively mild. The patient is not bed ridden and is able to walk around. There are ... Read More
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