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Can eating ice when pregnant cause pneumonia?

Can eating ice when pregnant cause pneumonia?

No: No, eating ice during pregnancy can not cause pneumonia. In fact, for some women, especially those with lots of morning sickness, eating ice can be a good way to help keep hydrated. ...Read more

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Pneumonia (Definition)

An inflammation of the lungs, most ...Read more


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Are ice cubes bad for me. I eat them everyday. Do they cause pneumonia?

Are ice cubes bad for me. I eat them everyday. Do they cause pneumonia?

Nope: Ice cubes aren't bad for you other than chomping on them can hurt your teeth. They can't give you pneumonia. Germs cause pneumonia. ...Read more

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What can cause pneumonia?

What can cause pneumonia?

Lots of things: Lots of things can cause pneumonia, which is an infection of the lung. Bacteria, viruses & fungi can all cause pneumonia. However, so can aspiration which occurs when choking on something, typically stomach contents. Appropriate vaccines are very useful in decreasing certain, but not all, pneumonias. ...Read more

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What can cause pneumonia?

What can cause pneumonia?

Almost anything: There are non-infectious causes and infections caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, and so on. ...Read more

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What causes broncho-pneumonia?

What causes broncho-pneumonia?

Various: Microrganisms can be responsible. Check this link: http://www. Healthline. Com/health/bronchopneumonia#Overview1 ...Read more

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What is the cause for pneumonia?

What is the cause for pneumonia?

Pneumonia: An inflammatory condition of the tissues of the lung may be caused by infection, drug reactions, tumors, autoimmune conditions and trauma among others. ...Read more

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What causes pneumonia in tweens?

What causes pneumonia in tweens?

Many possibilities: Viral pneumonias probably most common in this age group, but atypical pneumonias (mycoplasma, chlamydia, legionella) can also occur. Bacterial pneumonias are less common in this age group, but do occur. ...Read more

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What are the causes of pneumonia?

What are the causes of pneumonia?

Infection: Pneumonia is a result of an infection of the lung tissue. This can be cause by bacteria, viruses, or even some fungii. Pneumonia symptoms usually include fevers, chills, cough, shortness of breath, and occasionally chest pain. If you have a disease or take any medication that suppresses your immune system, more exotic bacteria and fungii can cause the infection. ...Read more

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What is pneumonia actually caused by?

What is pneumonia actually caused by?

Infection...: Pneumonia is caused by an infection of the lung parenchyma. When the etiology is bacterial, antibiotics are prescribed whereas supportive care is given when there is a viral etiology. ...Read more

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Can air trapping be caused by pneumonia?

Sometimes: If air trapping predated pneumonia (asthma or COPD) patient may have underlying condition that could lead to superimposed pneumonia. Pneumonia may exist with area of compensatory hyperaeration which is not air trapping, . Viral pneumonia certainly can be associated with air trapping. Common bacterial pneumonias usually are not air trapping. ...Read more

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What are the different causes of pneumonia?

What are the different causes of pneumonia?

Dozens: Pneumonia (inflammation of lungs) may be due to non-infectious conditions including medications, collogen-vascular disease, conditions like sarcoidosis, etc. It can also be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungus, parasites. It can occur by aspiration of material from above, extension thru the blood stream, by direct penetration or extension from adjacent structures. Complex subject. ...Read more

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Does developing pneumonia cause any other diseases?

There are: Numerous potential complications involving multiple organ systems, as well as possible secondary infections with other pathogens, that can occur. ...Read more

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Asparational pneumonia, what is it and what causes it?

Asparational pneumonia, what is it and what causes it?

Aspiration pneumonia: This occurs when some one has got the stomach contents going into the lungs. Happens in unconscious patients, stroke patients or anaesthetised patients who cannot protect their airways. The stomach contents are acidic and invoke a strong inflammatory reaction. Also some bacteria may be saved from the aspirated vomitus to make things worse. ...Read more

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Is it really the case that taking your shower late at night can cause pneumonia?

Is it really the case that taking your shower late at night can cause pneumonia?

Never heard that: I have never heard of this as a cause for pneumonia. If you live in a very cold environment and go to bed with wet hair - it could reduce body temperature through continued head heat loss. But that does not mean that it would cause you to develop pneumonia. ...Read more

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Is it normal or common to have pneumonia every year? What causes it? How does it happen?

Is it normal or common to have pneumonia every year? What causes it? How does it happen?

No: It's not even common to have pneumonia once. First you need to make sure the term is not being used loosely to describe an acute bronchitis. If you truly are having recurrent pneumonia you need to find the underlying cause, which is some kind of immune deficiency. ...Read more

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Can exposure to the cold cause sickness? In particular, being lightly dressed in around 0 degrees celsius. Can it cause pneumonia or anything else?

Can exposure to the cold cause sickness? In particular, being lightly dressed in around 0 degrees celsius. Can it cause pneumonia or anything else?

Germ theory: Being inappropriately dressed for the environmental temperature may lower your immunilogical response. Do not forget the germ theory. In the face of reduced immunological response bacteria have an easier to cause an infection like pneumonia. ...Read more