Can a young adult die of pneumonia?

It could happen. Sadly that could occur if the pneumonia did not receive prompt medical treatment or if there were further medical complications.

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Can a young adult die from pneumonia if they receive treatment late?

Unfortunately yes . But they can ALSO die if they receive treatment early. Despite best medical effort, if the bacteria is resistant to the antibiotic, or if it is a virus that doesn't respond to abx, then a patient may die from severe pneumonia because the lungs are unable to bring oxygen to the blood. I hope this hasn't already happened to someone you know! Read more...