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Pulmonary infection

As we all know now a day increase incidence of pulmonary infection (Tuberculosis, bacterial, pneumonia, viral infection, fungal infection) As Comprehensive pulmonary infection. We provide complete diagnostic & treatment facility. We have a very comprehensive experience in managing patient suffering from Covid, Swine Flu, Tuberculosis bacterial & Fungal Pneumonia.

A pulmonary infection is an infection that affects the lungs, typically caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, or other microorganisms. There are several types of pulmonary infections, including:
  • Pneumonia: Pneumonia is a type of pulmonary infection that affects the air sacs in the lungs called alveoli. It can be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, or other microorganisms.
  • Tuberculosis: Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial pulmonary infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It primarily affects the lungs but can also spread to other parts of the body.
  • COVID-19 : COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which primarily affects the respiratory system, including the lungs. COVID-19 can cause a range of symptoms, from mild to severe, and some people may not have any symptoms at all.


Pneumonia is a type of lung infection that affects the small air sacs in the lungs called alveoli. It can be caused by a variety of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, and fungi.

Causes of pneumonia

Pneumonia is usually caused by a bacterial, viral, or fungal infection that affects the lungs. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the most common cause of viral pneumonia.

The symptoms of pneumonia can vary depending on the severity of the infection and the underlying cause, but some common symptoms may include:

  • Cough, which may produce phlegm
  • Chest pain, which may be sharp or dull
  • Fever, sweating, and chills
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Rapid breathing
  • Fatigue or weakness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Confusion, particularly in older adults or those with weakened immune systems
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Headache

It’s important to note that some people, particularly young children, may not have typical symptoms of pneumonia. They may have a fever, appear restless or irritable, and have difficulty eating or sleeping. If you suspect that you or someone you know may have pneumonia, it’s important to seek medical attention promptly.        

There are several steps you can take to help prevent pneumonia

  • Vaccination
  • Good hygiene practices
  • Quit smoking
  • Manage underlying health conditions
  • Avoid exposure to pollutants

Tuberculosis (TB)

Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial infection caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It primarily affects the lungs. TB is spread through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes, and it can also be spread through contact with infected bodily fluids, such as blood or semen.

Tuberculosis (TB) can be differentiated into two types:

Latent TB

This is a condition in which a person is infected with the bacteria that cause TB, but does not have any symptoms of TB disease. However, they may develop TB disease in the future if their immune system becomes weakened.


Active TB

Symptoms of active TB may include coughing that lasts for three weeks or longer, coughing up blood or sputum, chest pain, fever, night sweats, fatigue, and weight loss.

Active TB is contagious and can spread from person to person through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes

The most common symptoms of pulmonary tuberculosis include:

  • Cough that lasts for more than three weeks
  • Chest pain
  • Coughing up blood or sputum (phlegm or mucus) that may be bloody
  • Fatigue or weakness
  • Weight loss
  • Fever
  • Night sweats
  • Chills


Symptoms of TB outside of the lungs can include:

  • Prolonged fever
  • Night sweats
  • Weight loss
  • Swelling or lumps in the affected area
  • Pain in the affected area
  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Blood in the urine
  • Abdominal pain and discomfort


PREVENTION of Tuberculosis

  • Get vaccinated
  • Avoid close contact with people with active TB
  • Practice good hygiene
  • Improve ventilation
  • Wear a mask
  • Finish your course of treatment

Covid 19

COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). It was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, and has since spread globally, resulting in a pandemic. The disease primarily spreads through respiratory droplets when an infected person talks, coughs, or sneezes, and can also be transmitted by touching a surface contaminated with the virus and then touching one’s mouth, nose, or eyes.


Symptoms of COVID-19 can range from mild to severe and can include:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Body aches
  • Headache
  • Loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Factors that can increase the risk of transmission of COVID-19 include:

  • Close contact with an infected person, particularly if they are not wearing a mask or if they have symptoms of COVID-19
  • Living in or traveling to an area with high levels of community transmission
  • Engaging in activities that require close contact with others, such as attending large gatherings or events, or participating in indoor sports or exercise classes
  • Working in settings that require close contact with others, such as healthcare settings, meat processing plants, or prisons
  • Not following recommended preventive measures, such as wearing masks, practicing physical distancing, and washing hands regularly.


To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, there are several measures you can take:

  • Get vaccinated
  • Wear a mask
  • Practice physical distancing
  • Wash your hands regularly
  • Avoid large gatherings
  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Improve indoor ventilation
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces