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What is the difference between Pneumonia and Asthma?

Asked by Deborah , Last updated: Nov 12, 2021

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D. Peter

D. Peter

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D. Peter, Software Developer, B.E (Bachelor of Engineering), Mexico

Answered Dec 10, 2020

It is a known fact that asthma and pneumonia are known to be conditions that may affect different types of people. When you say asthma, this is a noninfectious condition, which means that those who have it will not infect other people even when they become exposed. This is also chronic, which means that people who have it will have it for a long time.

Pneumonia, on the other hand, is a type of condition that may be caused by bacteria or viruses. There are some people who have pneumonia and asthma who will have a really hard time breathing. The symptoms of pneumonia can be mild to severe, though. Those who have severe pneumonia may need to seek immediate treatment.

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Matz Lewis Clark

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Matz Lewis Clark, College student, Graduation, Orlando

Answered Jul 12, 2020

Pneumonia and asthma are two different health conditions with similar symptoms and circumstances. Pneumonia is an illness of the lung tissue, which entails the air sacs within them, which are called alveoli. With pneumonia, there is fluid and cell debris in these air-filled sacs. Asthma, on the other hand, creates a sensitivity in the lungs and reaction to the alveoli.

Pneumonia and asthma are two different health conditions with similar symptoms and circumstances.
It is an allergic response that leads to severe narrowing of the air passages that result in the abrupt cutoff of oxygen supply to the body. The common causes of pneumonia are viruses, bacteria, and fungi. Asthma, on the other hand, maybe due to allergies, dust, animal hair, dander or pollen, and cold weather.

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