Bronchitis & Pneumonia
What is Bronchitis & Pneumonia?
Bronchitis and pneumonia are two different types of lung infections that can cause mild to severe sickness. They’re both frequent ailments with similar symptoms, which is why they’re often confused for one another. If left untreated, pneumonia can lead to serious problems. Bronchitis can be dangerous, especially for people who smoke or have chronic lung problems.
Causes & Treatment
What's the causes Bronchitis and Pneumonia?
Despite the fact that they are two different infections, bronchitis and pneumonia can both cause the following symptoms:
Aches and Pains in the Body
Cough Chest Congestion Shortness of Breath
Treatment of Bronchitis and Pneumonia?
Fever and a productive cough are both signs of pneumonia. If you have a fever of 102 degrees Fahrenheit or greater, you should seek medical help right away.
Lung and/or airway infections are dangerous infections that can lead to serious complications, including death, if left untreated. NMAEC has the expertise and diagnostic technology needed to distinguish between bronchitis and pneumonia, and we’ll do everything we can to get you feeling well as quickly as possible.
Visit any NMAEC today if you have bronchitis or pneumonia.