Stages of pneumonia

Inflammation of the lungs (pneumonia) is caused by a variety of causes and pathogens. The pathological process is accompanied by edema, destruction of the alveoli with the formation of connective tissue in place of dead lung cells, hyperthermia. There are 4 stages of pneumonia and 3 degrees of disease severity: mild, moderate and severe. Characteristics of stages...

Folk remedies for pneumonia in children

Pneumonia is a disease of the respiratory system that can be caused by various etiological factors. In the affected area are the respiratory parts of the lungs. The risk of developing pathological changes in the parenchymal tissue is increased in babies with a history of cardiovascular ailments and immunodeficiency.  In the treatment of pneumonia in children , medications and...

Staphylococcal pneumonia

Staphylococcal pneumonia is an acute disease that affects the lung tissue. The causative agent of the pathology is a pyogenic microbe. If you ignore the characteristic symptoms, the likelihood of the appearance of destructive changes increases. The disease can develop both at home and in a hospital setting. Inflammation of the lungs, provoked by staphylococcus, is quite difficult. The...

Segmental pneumonia

Segmental pneumonia is characterized by the spread of pathology in a certain segment of the paired organ, which does not go beyond the lung tissue.  Classification According to the localization of inflammation, pneumonia is divided into right- and left-sided. At the same time, the disease can affect not one, but several areas:  segmental – pathology is located only...

Croupous pneumonia

Croupous pneumonia is a bilateral pneumonia, which entails secondary changes in vital organs and severe intoxication of the body. In the absence of timely treatment, there is no chance of recovery. The disease provokes the appearance of cerebral hypoxia, acute respiratory failure, cardiovascular pathologies. Progression of these diseases fraught fatal.     Infectious infection occurs against the background of reduced immunity. Pneumonia is developing rapidly. Lesions appear simultaneously on...

Antibiotics for pneumonia in children

Inflammation of the lungs is a disease that can occur due to infection. The treatment regimen for each patient is selected individually. Antibiotics for pneumonia are prescribed if the disease is of bacterial origin. If the pathogens are viruses and fungi, antibacterial drugs will not bring the desired effect. Due to the toxic effects of these medicines, negative consequences...

Pneumonia in bedridden patients

Pneumonia in bedridden patients has a number of features that aggravate the patient’s condition and complicate the diagnosis. An important factor in recovery is proper care, as well as timely detection of the disease, otherwise inflammation can lead to serious consequences.  Bed patients Causes of stagnation Bedridden patients are constantly immobilized, therefore, in the pulmonary circulation, blood...

Chlamydial pneumonia in children

Respiratory system pathologies pose a threat to human health due to differences in the localization of the disease, the patient’s age and his immune forces. For example, chlamydial pneumonia in children (the causative agent is chlamydia pneumonia) is a serious disease, since it has a severe course and causes a number of dangerous complications. At the first signs of illness, it...

X-ray and fluorography for pneumonia

Pneumonia – fatally dangerous disease that affects the lungs. For proper treatment, it is necessary to undergo a comprehensive diagnosis. At the moment, there are two modern methods of examining the lungs with suspected inflammation – fluorography and fluoroscopy. Fluorographic check is preliminary in nature, it allows you to detect focal disorders in the early stages. X-ray for pneumonia clarifies the localization of...

Rehabilitation and recovery from pneumonia in children

Rehabilitation after pneumonia is a stage, ignoring which the risk of complications increases. The length of the recovery period depends on the type of pneumonia suffered. With this ailment, the functional tissue of the lungs is damaged. Due to pneumonia, partial dysfunction of all parts of the organ develops, in which foci of inflammation have formed. Inflammation of the...