Walking pneumonia is a mild form of pneumonia that rarely requires hospitalization and is unlikely to be life-threatening, according to FamilyDoctor.org. As with any case of pneumonia, however, walking pneumonia can wors... More »

Walking pneumonia, also called atypical pneumonia, is a milder form of pneumonia that does not usually require hospitalization, according to WebMD. Pneumonia in general is caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, chemicals an... More »

Symptoms of walking pneumonia appear 15 to 25 days after exposure, with the symptoms developing slowly during two to four days, according to WebMD. The most common symptoms of walking pneumonia include a dry, violent cou... More »

Walking pneumonia, also called atypical pneumonia, is a milder form of pneumonia that does not usually require hospitalization, according to WebMD. Pneumonia in general is caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, chemicals an... More »

Mild pneumonia in most healthy persons does not require hospitalization, with symptoms typically clearing up in two or three weeks. However, more serious infections among especially young and old patients may require bri... More »

Persistent pulmonary infiltrate is a form of pneumonia that effects the lungs and may or may not respond to conventional antibiotic medications. Alternative use of additional drugs in combination with antibiotics is ofte... More »

Legionnaires' disease is a form of pneumonia caused by the legionella bacterium. It is usually transmitted through inhalation of the bacteria in mist from air conditioning units, hot tubs and showers, according to Medlin... More »

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