Do I have bronchitis or walking pneumonia?

July 27th, 2011

You’re hacking and coughing and can’t catch your breath. You feel like you’ve taken a fist to the ribs and chest. And conversation? Right. You can’t get a word out without choking on it. These are common symptoms of bronchitis, an inflammation of the bronchial tubes, or the airways that supply the lungs. However, these [...]

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The Difference Between Pneumonia, Walking Pneumonia

July 27th, 2011

Most of us are generally aware of the seriousness of pneumonia. It often requires a long stay in the hospital or being quarantined to the house. But what is the difference between pneumonia and walking pneumonia? Frankly, walking pneumonia sounds like a condition out of “Night of the Living Dead.” However, walking pneumonia is no [...]

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Symptoms of Walking Pneumonia

June 16th, 2008

The symptoms of walking pneumonia are a lot less severe than the symptoms associated with traditional pneumonia. The reason being walking pneumonia in general is a milder form of pneumonia. With walking pneumonia, it is possible that a person can complete their normal daily tasks while technically being sick. And, as long as they are [...]

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