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Is sinus mucus inhalation a high risk of pneumonia?

I understand that inhalation of food or stomach contents has a very high risk of causing pneumonia. Is routine sinus mucus , not caused by a cold of other illness, likely to cause pneumonia if inhaled ...
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Klebsiella pneumoniae and corticosteroids

Does anyone know why taking corticosteroids is a risk factor of a Klebsiella pneumoniae infection? Also, is it normal to find Klebsiella pneumoniae in the throat area or upper respiratory tract? I'd ...
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What type of edible mushrooms have been linked to curing Legionnaires Pneumonia?

I've heard turkey tail has been linked to treating cancer, and garden giant treats e coli. What can be used to treat Legionnaires Pneumonia?
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Is it dangerous for an old person to take pneumococcal vaccine (for pneumonia) twice within 2 years?

I have an old relative in her 70s who took some vaccination jabs 2 years ago. She has no idea what jab it was due to her aging mind. I intend to bring her to take pneumococcal vaccine to protect ...
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How fast can a common cold progress/develop into pneumonia?

I know that it all depends on the health of the individual, but typically speaking how fast can a common cold progress and develop into pneumonia? After how many days of enduring chest congestion ...
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How long is pneumonia contagious for?

Is Pneumonia contagious? If yes then can anyone please tell me how long it remains contagious?
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What Should Be The Precautions While taking Care of pneumonia patient?

What precautions should I follow while taking care of a pneumonia patient?