How can I tell the difference between a cough and pneumonia?
A physical examination by a doctor will help determine the difference between pneumonia and a cough. A chest X-ray and laboratory tests of blood or sputum samples can also help to diagnose pneumonia.
Author: Joanne Van der Velden
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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