Quick Facts help you understand Pneumonia but are not a substitute for diagnosis and treatment by your doctor
Symptoms - symptoms may be mild to severe. See your doctor if you have a high fever, shaking chills, cough with phlegm, shortness of breath with normal activities, chest pain with breathing, feel suddenly worse after a cold or flu.
Transmission - from direct contact with those infected or indirect contact from droplets in air or surfaces with the bacteria or viruses
Prevention - See Doctors Report Prevention Steps. Vaccines as recommended by your doctor. No smoking. Stay healthy and keep the immune system strong with exercise, good nutrition and rest.
Treatment - See your doctor. Your doctor may prescribe antibiotics, anti viral medicines or other treatments.
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