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Can I get pneumonia from a massuese beating on my back?
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Emily Lu
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs typically caused by bacteria.
It is spread in a way not dissimilar to the flu - through the air - and is especially prevalent in winter months. So, it is unlikely the massuese would have given you pneumonia without having pneumonia him/herself.

In brief: No
Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs typically caused by bacteria.
It is spread in a way not dissimilar to the flu - through the air - and is especially prevalent in winter months. So, it is unlikely the massuese would have given you pneumonia without having pneumonia him/herself.
Emily Lu
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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
No.

In brief: No
No.
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