What is recurrent pneumonia? Recurrent pneumonia is defined as two episode of pneumonia in one year or >3 times in life. This condition poses problem for the patient and the attendant in terms of hospitalization, mental trauma etc. Hence, proper and detailed work-up needs to be done to find out the etiology and treat accordingly. […]

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Pneumonia is an infection and inflammation of the air cavities of the lungs. It can be caused by a variety of agents┬álike virus, bacteria, fungi or atypical micro organism. The lungs become inflamed, and the tiny air sacs, or alveoli, inside the lungs fill up with fluid. Who is at risk? Pneumonia can affect any […]

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