Pneumonia means infection which is caused lung inflammation by bacterias and viruses.it can affect on both of lungs.İt is usually caused by bacteria,virus and in rare case by fungi.
Antibiotics is the key cure for Pneumonia because before the discovery of antibiotics ,many people died from this infection.İn the United States every year 2.5 million people getting pneumonia.
Pneumonia 6th highest diseases that leading to cause of deaths in the USA,every year many people admitted to hospital for the treatment of pneumonia.
What are the symptoms?
Main symptoms of pneumonia are ;
Cough with sputum ,it can be with blood also
Fever because of infection usually bacterial infection causes high fever
İncrease heart beat
Feeling very weak and loss of appetite
Lung infection which caused by bacteria usually causes high fever,chills and a cough with secretion of mucus
Diagnosis Of Pneumonia :
The diagnosis of Pneumonia can be done by Chest X-ray and blood tests of the patient.Because in the blood test usually increase range of the white blood cells.
How is it treated?
Usually pneumonia is caused by bacteria ,if it causes by bacteria than doctor gives you antibiotics.Pneumonia usually caused by bacteria for this reason antibiotics is most important medication in the treatment of Pneumonia.