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My 9months baby boy is diagnosed with basal interstitial pneumonia, is it benign? May i know the treatment? And how this be prevented

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Bacteria, viruses, or fungi may infect the interstitium of the lung.
A bacterium called mycoplasma pneumonia is the most common cause in older kids. The label of "interstitial" most likely refers to the x-ray findings. If your infant son has otherwise been healthy and doing well-a full recovery is likely. Prevention: hand washing and avoiding large crowds.

In brief: See below

Bacteria, viruses, or fungi may infect the interstitium of the lung.
A bacterium called mycoplasma pneumonia is the most common cause in older kids. The label of "interstitial" most likely refers to the x-ray findings. If your infant son has otherwise been healthy and doing well-a full recovery is likely. Prevention: hand washing and avoiding large crowds.
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