How to reduce pneumonia disease safelyPneumonia is one of the diseases within the chest organ like Bronchitis and specific process which can make the death if not treated properly. This disease has been spreading especially in Developing and Poverty Countries.

Hygiene practices, air pollution, bad environment and infection spreading are the factors to cause pneumonia to be getting worse.

Most of pneumonia is caused by bacteria –Streptococcus pneumonia (pneumococcus) and spreading by viral which commonly – influenza, respiratory syncytial viruses and parainfluenza. The other bacteria or viral that can cause pneumonia are like  adenovirus and staphylococcus.

People call this disease as pneumonia or bronchopneumonia that as infection of the lung and usually caused by viruses or bacteria. Actually this disease can be prevented and treated in proper steps. There is mild stage up to severe attacks to people or patients in all ages.

There are causes of pneumonia:

–         Infections which develop from other people.

–         Bad on health condition like from asthma and diabetes.

–         If bacteria, virus, fungi which living within your nose, mouth, sinuses and spread to your lung.

–         Other infection causes.

There are types of Pneumonia:

Pneumonia can develop in the community or within the medical facility.  Firstly, if it’s outside has been known as CAP (Community-Acquired Pneumonia) and secondly it’s inside or during in the medical care unit is called HCAP (Health-Care Associated Pneumonia). HCAP is separated as HAP (Hospital Acquired Pneumonia) and VAP (Ventilator Associated Pneumonia).

How to prevent and reduce the risk of pneumonia:

–         Vaccine can prevent of pneumonia.

–         Good hygiene practices can also prevent the pneumonia like washing your hands regularly, clean up the hard surface of your hand after touching the dirty things.

–         Avoid the spreading disease from other people like coughing and sneezing or close with the tissue /elbow of your nose or mouth.

–         Far away of contaminated with cigarette smoke.

–         Using antibiotics and antiviral treatments for your disease to prevent pneumonia.

Below is the example image of chest x-ray which suffered of Pneumonia:

X-Ray Image of Pneumonia or BronchopneumoniaFor your info, there are kinds of vaccines which can prevent you from pneumonia:

–         Influenza (flu) vaccine

–         Measles vaccine

–         Varicella (chickenpox)

–         Pertussis (whooping cough)

–         Haemophilus influenzae type b(Hib)

Vaccine function is very effective ways to reduce and decline the spreading of pneumonia worldwide. So, please do vaccine to avoid and prevent pneumonia.

Pneumonia can be detected well by chest x-ray. The vascular pattern and infiltrate can be identified in clearly by this radiograph.


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