Pneumonia in children

What are typical symptoms of pneumonia?

Pneumonia is typically characterized by the following symptoms:

   

How fast does pneumonia usually heal?

Of course, this can not be answered in a lump-sum fashion, because the type of pathogen and the individual's defensive power also play a role here. As a rule, the symptoms of pneumonia resolve at the latest after 2-3 weeks. Confirmation that the infection has been overcome can provide a chest X-ray.

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What is obstructive bronchitis?

The bronchitis is an inflammation of the bronchi of the bristles, which branch out in the lungs to an ever smaller network of branches. At the end sit the air bubbles (alveoli), in which the actual gas exchange takes place.

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What are typical complaints of obstructive bronchitis?

When doctors talk about "obstructive," they mean "convulsively narrowing." Typical symptoms of obstructive bronchitis are:

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What is Legionnaire's disease?

The name legionnaires' disease suggests a far-away profession in foreign countries and bygone times. However, this bacterial infectious disease is very topical, worldwide and not very rare. After infection with the pathogens known as Legionella, a disease develops that can range from mild flu symptoms to life-threatening pneumonia with high fever, chills and shortness of breath.

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What are typical symptoms of tracheitis?

A tracheitis (medical: tracheitis) is very similar to a severe bronchitis.

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