Pneumonia is a lung infection that can be caused by a virus, bacteria, or fungus. It is a serious condition that can lead to death, especially in young children, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems. Symptoms of pneumonia include coughing, shortness of breath, rapid breathing, chest pain, sweating, and fever.
If you think you or someone you know has pneumonia, it is important to see a doctor right away. Dr. Vinit Niranjane is a Board Certified pulmonologist who specializes in the treatment of pneumonia. He has helped countless people recover from this serious lung infection.