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Can You Get Pneumonia With No Tonsils
Strep pneumonia: It spreads person to person via respiratory droplets, so someone could be potentially infected if they are near a coughing/sneezing infected individual. They might not necessarily get pneumonia, particularly if they are otherwise healthy, it may just end up as sore throat. ...Read more
Just flu: For the most part the only virus that causes pneumonia in adulthood with a vaccine is the flu. However some childhood illnesses can be associated with pneumonia is those with damaged immune systems like for example chicken pox, so vaccinations against the usual childhood illnesses is a good idea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: Pneumonia is a common respiratory disorder with many potential causes (bacterial and viral with many variants) with no clear heritable risk. Obesity, age, immune function, smoking, vaccination status, dental hygiene, alcohol intake, etc are all modifiable risk factors that appear to cover most risk. Some risk factors (cystic fibrosis, ciliary disfunction) are heritable, but not subtle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Enough antibodies?: If you are an adult, it's usually a combination of genetics and environmental factors. Sometimes, the body has a problem producing antibodies (ab) that protect you from pneumonias. Your doctor can determine levels of ab classes. Also, specialists like infectious diseases doctors, can perform a vaccine challenge test to diagnose more complex problems like common variable immunodeficiency(cvid). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Most would delay giving a vaccine to anyone with a worrisome febrile illness.Not because it would be harmful but to monitor the patient for a febrile reaction to the shot. Pneumonia can be caused by many different germs & the shot will not treat pneumonia.Any benefit would be from antibodies that takes a few weeks to build & applies only to the pneumonia strains in the vaccine. ...Read more
It is rar: But I think every thing is possible ...Read more
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