A 40-year-old member asked:
Can common cold cause lung infection?
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Internal Medicine 28 years experience
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Cardiology 44 years experience
Doesn't "cause" it: But some viruses that cause lung infection may start as what appears to be a cold. Moreover, colds often turn into bronchitis which is mistaken for a lung infection. Finally, some people have poor immune defenses (smokers for instance) and get both colds and pneumonia more commonly.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
What causes lung infection?
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Pulmonology 35 years experience
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