Community-acquired pneumonia

Overview

Community-acquired pneumonia is the most common type of pneumonia, an infection in 1 or both lungs. The condition can be caused by bacteria, viruses, or fungi.

Symptoms

Symptoms may include fever, sweating, shaking chills, cough, and fatigue.

Treatments

Treatment involves medication. Severe cases may need hospitalization.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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