• T Park T Park
    November 27, 2010
    Is bronchial pneumonia contagious?
    T Park T Park
    November 27, 2010

    Can you tell me if bronchial pneumonia is contagious in adults?  Thank you for your response.

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  • Cort
    Health Guide
    November 27, 2010
    Cort
    Health Guide
    November 27, 2010

    Absolutely it is. The coughing and mucus associated with Bronchial pneumonia is an excellent way to spread the bacteria or viruses that are causing it either through the air or on surfaces around the effected person. Make sure that you wash your hands and clean the area frequently and do not touch your hands to your nose, mouth or eyes. 

     

    Here are some links on pneumonia that might be helpful for you:

     

    Types and Causes of Pneumonia

    Pneumonia - Diagnosis

    8 Signs You Should See a Doctor About a Cold

     

    Thanks for your question!

     

     


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