2 doctors weighed in:

What are the chances of a pneumonia reoccurence?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: DependS

If healthy and under 65 not likely.
If not healthy (lung disease, heart disease, on chemo, frequent hospitalization) over age 65 then pneumonia recurrences are higher. Get immunizations (pneumonia, flu, tdap).

In brief: DependS

If healthy and under 65 not likely.
If not healthy (lung disease, heart disease, on chemo, frequent hospitalization) over age 65 then pneumonia recurrences are higher. Get immunizations (pneumonia, flu, tdap).
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Board Certified, Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
24 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors