Compare And Contrast Pneumonia And Asthma

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Pneumonia and asthma are two kinds of diseases that affect the airways in the lungs. Although both of them are different, they have some common denominators in the cause, symptoms, and the possibility of treating the inflammation at home. Both pneumonia and asthma make the air sacs in the lungs become tighten or blocked by an inflammation. For example, a person can obtain pneumonia or make asthma become worse after getting any upper respiratory infection such as flu or cold. Some symptoms of pneumonia and asthma are similar to each other such as chest pain, coughing, wheezing, and difficulty in breathing. Pneumonia has the possibility of treating the inflammation at home, and asthma has too. Pneumonia can usually be treated at home using antibiotics

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