Problem

Bilateral pneumonia

Other Names:
Double pneumonia
Nature:

Bilateral pneumonia is caused by a bacterial, viral or fungal infection that affects both lungs. It’s also known as double pneumonia, and patients have difficulty breathing and show traces of fluids in the lungs. The risk for being infected with this disease is high among older people who have difficulty swallowing, alcoholics, and recreational drug users

Broader Problems:
Bacterial disease
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
26.01.2018 – 19:56 CET