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what are the symptoms of bronchial pneumonia?

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Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Pediatric Pulmonology 22 years experience
Cough fever: Cough, fever, shortness of breath are common symptoms.

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How long does bronchial pneumonia last typically?

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Depends: On the pneumonia organism, presence of antibiotic resistance, your overall health....
A 44-year-old member asked:

What are signs of bronchial pneumonia?

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Sx: Bronchits, pneumonia have similar symptoms. Cough, fever, wheezing. And other sx. You dont have to have all symptoms this is something we need to see you, exam you, do proper testing if indicated and treat accordingle. Reading on the internet is good, but medical consultation is essential.
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I have a question about bronchial pneumonia. Do you need inpatient treatment?

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Sometimes: Sometimes. If lethargic, respiratory distress, not able to keep oral intake, .
A 34-year-old member asked:

What is the main difference between bronchial pneumonia and just pneumonia?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Bronchopneumonia: This term typically applies to pneumonia which involves multiple areas of the lung rather than being confined to one lobe or otherwise localized. It may also suggest the means by which the pneumonia occurred, implying that it was preceded by bronchial infection or extension through the bronchi.
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How is bronchial pneumonia transmitted from person to person?

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 25 years experience
See below: By direct contact and/or respiratory droplets exchanged through the air that contain the bacterial agent.

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