3 doctors weighed in:

Lung infection what is it and how is it different from pneumonia?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Same thing

Different names.

In brief: Same thing

Different names.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Thank
Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Not different

Pneumonia is a lung infection.
A lung infection confined to just the larger air tubes in the lungs would be called bronchitis, one that spreads to the lower airway and air sacs is pneumonia.

In brief: Not different

Pneumonia is a lung infection.
A lung infection confined to just the larger air tubes in the lungs would be called bronchitis, one that spreads to the lower airway and air sacs is pneumonia.
Dr. Michael DePietro
Dr. Michael DePietro
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
46 years in practice
16M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors