Chlamydia pnuemoniae is a type of bacterium that causes an infection. It occurs when the lining of the respiratory tract is damaged. It affects the lung, pharyngitis, bronchitis, and pneumonia.
The disease can infect a person with a weak immune system. This is not a sexually transmitted infection though they have the same name. If this condition left untreated, it can cause a serious health problem. It can result in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) such as:
The disease is curable. An early diagnosis can be of help to diagnose the infection. A treatment with medication helps your symptoms to disappear in just a week.
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF CHLAMYDIA PNEUMONIA
Chlamydia Pneumoniae doesn’t really show symptoms in most people. Normally, it has mild symptoms just like other diseases. But if it occurs, this may be the possible symptoms:
If the disease left untreated, it can lead to a serious infection (e.g pneumonia and bronchitis). If you develop Pneumonia, the symptoms may include:
Visit your doctor if you have this kind of symptoms to know if it’s severe.
SOURCE OF INFECTION
The cause of the infection of this disease is a bacterium. The bacteria can infect each and every one. It can spread in many ways such as:
RISK AND PREVENTION
The following are people at risk of developing the condition.
The listed below are workplaces at risk of getting the disease such as:
WAYS TO PREVENT CHLAMYDIA PNEUMONIA
The following are tips to prevent from developing the disease.
The diagnosis for this condition may include:
Those are the following test in diagnosing the infection. The treatment will take place after diagnosing your condition.
TREATMENT CHLAMYDIA PNEUMONIA
The treatment for this condition may include antibiotics. Some people recover directly without any treatment.
THE DRUGS INCLUDE: