A 39-year-old member asked:

Are there multiple types of pneumonia?

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Dr. Lester Thompson
Pathology 35 years experience
Hundreds: There are many dozens upon dozens of types of pneumonia, specifically related to what has caused it, what is affected, degree of infection, etc. Virus, bacteria, mycobacteria, chemicals, inherited diseases, etc can all result in pneumonia of one type or another.
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