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What is double pneumonia?

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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Both lungs

Pneumonia that affects both lungs.

In brief: Both lungs

Pneumonia that affects both lungs.
Dr. Michael DePietro
Dr. Michael DePietro
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Dr. Stephen Siegel
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: Both lungs infected

Double pneumonia means that the pneumonia is detected in both the right and left lung.
Symptoms include fever, chills, cough, unusually rapid breathing, chest pain, exhaustion and cough productive of colored phlegm. Prompt medical attention is important as prompt treatment with antibiotics is often necessary. Both bacteria and viruses can cause pneumonia. Vomiting and dehydration.

In brief: Both lungs infected

Double pneumonia means that the pneumonia is detected in both the right and left lung.
Symptoms include fever, chills, cough, unusually rapid breathing, chest pain, exhaustion and cough productive of colored phlegm. Prompt medical attention is important as prompt treatment with antibiotics is often necessary. Both bacteria and viruses can cause pneumonia. Vomiting and dehydration.
Dr. Stephen Siegel
Dr. Stephen Siegel
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