Pneumonia Outbreak – Symptoms – Causes and Treatment

Introduction:

In this article, you can know the meaning of Pneumonia, symptoms, and contagious symptoms, cure, antibiotics which are used in the cure of Pneumonia. How you treat a person who falls on Pneumonia? I hope this article makes it helpful to know precise information.

What is Pneumonia?

It is a type of infection which attacks one or both lungs. Bacteria, virus and sometimes fungal attacks the air sacs and cause it. There are alveoli organ located near the lungs help in air exhalation. In Pneumonia the alveoli filled with pus, mucus. As a result, the person feels difficult to breathe. There are some particular bacteria attacks the respiratory sacs and person sneeze, cough and such conditions are shown when a person falls on Pneumonia.

Bacterial Pneumonia can quickly spread from person to person, while fungal pneumocystis can transmit from the environment. However, it is less contagious from bacterial pneumocystis because it is not spread from person to person. 

Which Pneumonia Becomes Contagious?

Bacterial Attacks:

If persons attack by bacteria, it becomes contagious. There are some bacteria which caused Pneumonia. 

  • Streptococcus pneumonia
  • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia
  • Walking Pneumonia 
  • Chlamydia Pneumonia 

Bacterial Pneumonia cannot handle at home. If you have symptoms, you need to see your doctor cure it because if you do not treat it as well, it becomes contagious.

Viral Attacks:

If a person attacks by a virus, it also becomes contagious. Nevertheless, virus attacks are not natural to known. Moreover, it is cured by a person attach with ventilator, which helps the person helps to breathe.

What is Duration of Pneumonia?

It affects the people around two weeks, while sometimes it is contagious and hangs around months. These peoples who are not easily cured of Pneumonia includes younger children’s, persons who have a weak immune system or suffering from chronic diseases. Even healthy persons feel tired till the month of attacking in Pneumonia. The exact duration of illness depends on the capability of microorganism, causing the infection—some pneumonia attacks from mycoplasm. Person falls on Pneumonia for several weeks.

How Pneumonia is caused?

There is a specific bacterium Streptococcus Pneumonia that attacks the airspaces of lungs. Moreover, it caused inflammation in air sacs which are known as alveoli. This inflammation makes a reason for pus and mucus, which lead to difficulty in breathing. Pneumonia may be caused because of exposure of bacteria, virus, and sometimes fungal infection attacks the lungs. But most common pneumocystis is caused because of bacteria known as Streptococcus Pneumonia 



How Pneumonia is cured?

There are most cases when patients cured of Pneumonia at home. While severe Pneumonia when bacteria, virus, or fungal attacks the lungs entirely, then patient need to admit in hospitals and treat this wisely. 

There are specifics antibiotics which are used in the cure of pneumocystis as well. While viral pneumonia suspect when bacteria attacks the lungs, respiratory sacs entirely. Moreover, it is cured with time because the bacteria also make resistance against antibiotics. Which is not dead and finished with exposure of antibiotics?

How Pneumonia is cured fast? 

If you want to manage your Pneumonia at home, there are some precise information from you manage your cough and fever in Pneumonia. You take such measure which helps you in fast cure of Pneumonia.

  • If you want to control your fever, you have to take the aspirin tablets, not steroid anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen.
  • Drink plenty of liquids which help you to boost your immunity system to fight against bacteria of Pneumonia.

Common Symptoms of Pneumonia:

There are some symptoms of Pneumonia which appear after attacks of bacteria, virus and fungal infection. These symptoms are given below.

  • The person who falls in Pneumonia suffer from coughing,
  • They eliminate yellowish mucus from the mouth when they cough and sneeze. 
  • A person feels difficulty in breathing. 
  • They suffer from chest pain which makes them uncomfortable.

Walking Pneumonia:

Walking Pneumonia is a type of atypical pneumonia. A person suffers from a mild cold. It is caused by attacks of mycoplasm bacteria on the respiratory tract, which affect the lungs. Furthermore, a person feels difficult to breathe in walking Pneumonia. It is contagious as well as spread from person to person. It more attacks young children and students children as well as older persons. And it attacks more who suffers from 

  • Asthma 
  • Emphysema 
  • A person who has a weak immune system 

Symptoms of Walking Pneumonia:

There are some symptoms which are shown at the time when you attacked by mycoplasm bacteria which cause walking Pneumonia. These symptoms are given below.

  • Sore throat
  • Fatigue or weakness
  • Chest pain
  • Mild cold
  • The cough becomes dry or some time with mucus
  • Sneezing
  • Headache 

These symptoms come gradually in walking Pneumonia. When bacteria attack ultimately on the lungs, symptoms are shown. At the last stage, symptoms become worsen. 

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Comparison of Bronchitis and Pneumonia:

Bronchitis and Pneumonia are both respiratory tract disease. Here you found a comparison between both diseases. So Let’s Start with Bronchitis! 

What is Bronchitis?

Bronchitis is inflammation on bronchial tubes of the respiratory tract. It caused by bacterial, viral and fungal exposure from the environment. However, cold and flu also caused Bronchitis. It is associated with cough, which brings up mucus and found chest tightness like the pain of a diseased person 

Bronchitis is also taking in two types:

  • Acute Bronchitis 
  • Chronic Bronchitis 

Acute Bronchitis which is easily cured in days or week. It is caused by eating or drinking some wrong. And it is also affected when flu or cold is worsening 

Chronic Bronchitis which is not accessible to cured. Furthermore, it has taken the time of months to cure. It is caused by an environmental factor such as dust, pollen, pollutant etc. which become allergic to the respiratory tract.

What is Pneumonia?

As we discussed above, it is a type of infection which attacks one or both lungs. Bacteria, virus and sometimes fungal attacks the air sacs and cause it. There are alveoli organ located near the lungs help in air exhalation. In Pneumonia the alveoli filled with pus, mucus. As a result, the person feels difficult to breathe. There are some particular bacteria attacks the respiratory sacs and person sneeze, cough and such conditions are shown when a person falls on Pneumonia.

Overall the comparison between Bronchitis and Pneumonia conclude

“Both affect the respiratory tract, airways which lead to coughing and first difficulty in breathing. Bronchitis affects the airways, while Pneumonia affects the lungs.’’



What is Double Pneumonia? 

It is also an infection that affects your both lungs; hence it is termed as Double Pneumonia. It causes inflammation on air sacs of lungs and filled with pus and mucus. Moreover, a person feels too much difficulty in breathing because their both lungs got infected. It also caused by bacteria and virus. Nevertheless, it is severe than simple Pneumonia. It is characterized by segments infected. If ore segments are infected, it is more severe and leads to death.

Symptoms of Double Pneumonia:

The symptoms of double Pneumonia are similar to simple pneumocystis. It does not mean that both lungs are infected, so it makes symptoms more severe. 

Symptoms vary of age, health, and immunity system.

What is Multifocal Pneumonia?

It is also a type of Pneumonia, and it is the most severe condition of Pneumonia. 

In Multifocal Pneumonia, not only any part of the lung is infected while multiple segments got infected. More tissues of lungs are infected in multifocal Pneumonia, and it is most severe. This condition when a person holds on a ventilator which helps a person in breathing.pneumocystis. In Multifocal Pneumonia, not only any part of the lung is infected while multiple segments got infected. More tissues of lungs are infected in multifocal Pneumonia, and it is most severe. This condition when a person holds on a ventilator which helps a person in breathing.

Causes of Multifocal Pneumonia:

There are many disorders which lead to multifocal Pneumonia. While pneumocystis is occasionally multifocal. Mycoplasm Pneumonia leads multifocal sometimes. 

Symptoms of Pneumonia:

The symptoms of multifocal Pneumonia are similar to cold and flu. However, gradually its symptoms appeared include.

  • Chest pain
  • Coughing
  • Fatigue
  • Fever lead to sweating 
  • Shaking chills
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Shortness of breath 

Antibiotics for Pneumonia:

There are many antibiotics which help in the cure of pneumocystis. Some antibiotics are discussed here.

  • Macrolide drugs, Macrolide drugs should take by treatment for children and adult 
  • Fluoroquinolones, these are not preferred in the treatment of children.
  • Tetracyclines, These are should take by the treatment for adults and other children 

Bacterial pneumocystis is easily cured of antibiotics while if you suffer from viral Pneumonia, It is only cured by rest, taking fluids and take healthy food.

Conclusion:

At last, I conclude that pneumocystis is not a simple disease that will be cured of home. So if you have to appear any symptoms, you need to see your doctor. Because if it is not cured with time if affected the entire lung which causes your death. So please care for yourself and remain happy.

BY: AMNA SAEED



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