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Question: what is atypical pneumonia really?

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Dr. Mary Efremov
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Less common germs

The "typical" are caused by certain bacteria such as streptococcus, and hemophilus.
..Atypicals included mycoplasma, chlamydia and are treated differently because the cause is different.

In brief: Less common germs

The "typical" are caused by certain bacteria such as streptococcus, and hemophilus.
..Atypicals included mycoplasma, chlamydia and are treated differently because the cause is different.
Dr. Mary Efremov
Dr. Mary Efremov
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: Atypical PNA.

Atypical pneumonia, otherwise known as walking pneumonia, is a type of pneumonia caused by certain bacteria that generally cause a milder and longer lasting type of pneumonia.
Often overlooked because the symptoms are so mild. Could cause cough, shortness of breath, chills, sweats, fever, chest discomfort.

In brief: Atypical PNA.

Atypical pneumonia, otherwise known as walking pneumonia, is a type of pneumonia caused by certain bacteria that generally cause a milder and longer lasting type of pneumonia.
Often overlooked because the symptoms are so mild. Could cause cough, shortness of breath, chills, sweats, fever, chest discomfort.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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