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can pneumonia cause acute pulmonary edema?

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Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Pulmonry edema: ...Ist just fluid in your lungs. Usually it refers to fluid from congestion from the heart, but pneumoonia can cause fluid to exude into the infected lung, and thus indirectly cause pulmonary edema. I guess the answer is yes, with an asterisk.
Answered on Jul 7, 2020

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