Where Did Pneumonia Come from?

Answer

Pneumonia is a disease that is believed to come from being breathed into the lungs directly. Often if you have an infection say in your throat, the bacteria can also travel to your lungs causing a secondary infection.
1 Additional Answer
Ask.com Answer for: where did pneumonia come from
Pneumonia
Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs. The infection may be caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses. Pneumonia causes inflammation in your lung’s air sacs, also referred to as alveoli. The alveoli fill with fluid or pus, making it difficult to breathe. Symptoms of pneumonia can range from mild to life threatening. In fact, pneumonia causes more. . . More »
Resources: Find a Doctor
Source: healthline.com
Q&A Related to "Where Did Pneumonia Come from?"
Pneumonia's symptoms were described in Hippocrates writings way back in 460 bc. BC. He described pneumonia as a disease that was "named by ancients."
http://answers.ask.com/Health/Diseases/where_did_p...
Well Pneumonia comes from a bacteria, but the symptoms were first recorded by Hippocrates in ancient Greece.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Where_did_pneumonia_come...
Bronchitis & pneumonia are 2 different illnesses, so there's no such thing
http://www.chacha.com/question/what-comes-first%3A...
Magazine issue Subscribe and save
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg17823900.400...
Explore this Topic
To prevent pneumonia you need to stay healthy. Avoid respiratory infections by washing your hands constantly. Avoid areas where you come into contact with people ...
Pneumonia usually comes with severe cough caused by too much coldness. There are few cases where one has pneumonia but no cough. This is called walking pneumonia ...
Pneumonia didn't exactly start anywhere. Pneumonia technically is just fluid in the lungs that can be caused by bacteria, viruses, or other factors. ...
About -  Privacy -  AskEraser  -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback © 2014 Ask.com