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What's the difference between bacterial pneumonia and a bacterial infection of the lungs?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
7 doctors agree

In brief: Not much

Pneumonia is usually used to refer to an infection in the clusters of breathing sacs in the lung.
I suppose you could say a bacerial infection of the entry of the lung (tracheitis) could be defined better that way but I have never used it that way.To me they would seem to mean the same thing.

In brief: Not much

Pneumonia is usually used to refer to an infection in the clusters of breathing sacs in the lung.
I suppose you could say a bacerial infection of the entry of the lung (tracheitis) could be defined better that way but I have never used it that way.To me they would seem to mean the same thing.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Nothing

They are the same thing.

In brief: Nothing

They are the same thing.
Dr. Michael Ein
Dr. Michael Ein
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