Lung infection

pneumonia: Inflammation of the lungs as a response to infection by bacteria or viruses. The air sacs become flooded with fluid, and inflammatory cells and affected areas of the lung become solid. Pneumonia is often quite rapid in onset and ...1

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Symptoms of Lung infection

Pneumonia is often quite rapid in onset and marked by a high fever, headache, cough, chest pain and shortness of breath. ...Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare2 ...

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Specific Causes of Lung infection

Sjögren's syndrome: Sometimes Sjögren's syndrome can affect the lungs and cause problems such as:

  • lung infections

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Causes List for Lung infection

Some possible causes of Lung infection or similar disorders may include:4

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Diagnosis of Lung infection

Diagnosis: You should see your GP for advice if you develop a persistent cough, so they can look for a possible cause. Your GP will ask you about your symptoms, such as how often you cough, whether you bring up ...5

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Treatments

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Causes

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References

  1. Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: aihw.gov.au/ reports-statistics/ health-welfare-overview/ australias-health/ glossary
  2. ibid.
  3. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ sjogrens-syndrome/ complications/ 
  4. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  5. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ bronchiectasis/ causes/ 

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