Pneumonia symptoms

Aspiration pneumonia: symptoms, causes and treatment

Aspiration pneumonia is a lung infection caused by foreign bodies such as food, stomach contents, or upper respiratory secretions entering the lungs. This can happen when the cough or swallow reflex isn’t working as it should. Aspiration pneumonia is more common in people who have neurological disorders or impaired consciousness and, therefore, impaired reflexes. Aspiration […]

Pneumonia symptoms

COVID-19 Pneumonia: Symptoms, Treatment and Recovery

COVID-19 Pneumonia: Symptoms, Treatment and Recovery Expert opinion by Dr Akanksha Saxena 18 June 2022, 09:51 3 minute read COVID-19-induced pneumonia can cause fever, dry cough, and shortness of breath. (Photo credit: Flickr) The pandemic has wreaked havoc over the past two years with a series of illnesses, deaths and lockdowns. The nightmare isn’t quite […]

Pneumonia symptoms

Walking Pneumonia: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

Walking pneumonia is a non-medical term for mild pneumonia. Pneumonia means there is an infection in the lungs. It causes irritation and inflammation of the lungs. This leads to symptoms such as coughing, chest pain, and wheezing. Doctors may order a chest X-ray to diagnose it. Antibiotics can treat walking pneumonia caused by bacteria. This […]

Pneumonia symptoms

Covid pneumonia: Symptoms, treatment and prevention | Health

Since the last two years of the outbreak of the coronavirus, it has shown a varied spectrum of presentation. He also has an array of symptoms – sometimes asymptomatic, sometimes having a cold to conditions that become severe with pneumonia. Speaking to HT Lifestyle, Dr. Ravi Shekhar Jha, Director and Unit Head, Pulmonology, Fortis Escorts […]