Results for - Whoopi Goldberg's health scare shines light on pneumonia

2,282 voters participated in this survey

1. Source: Inside Edition. After Whoopi Goldberg said on "The View" Friday that she had been absent from the show for a month because she had come "very close" to dying from pneumonia, her revelation is a reminder to know the symptoms of the serious illness and how to treat it. Are you familiar with this story?

Yes
33%
733 votes
No
67%
1,467 votes
Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs, sometimes causing them to fill with fluid or phlegm. Which symptoms are you familiar with?

2. Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs, sometimes causing them to fill with fluid or phlegm. Which symptoms are you familiar with?

Chest pain with breathing or coughing
47%
1,029 votes
Confusion
7%
163 votes
Dry cough or cough with phlegm
44%
974 votes
Fatigue
40%
869 votes
Fever with sweating or shaking
40%
872 votes
Nausea
19%
425 votes
Muscle aches
33%
726 votes
Abdominal pain
15%
319 votes
Vomiting
16%
348 votes
Shortness of breath
38%
843 votes
All of the above.
20%
449 votes
None of the above.
22%
494 votes
People should see a doctor when they experience difficulty breathing, chest pain, a persistent fever of 102 degrees or a persistent cough. is especially important for certain groups of people to seek medical attention. Adults older than age 65 and children younger than age 2 are at highest risk. Have you ever had a pneumonia?

3. People should see a doctor when they experience difficulty breathing, chest pain, a persistent fever of 102 degrees or a persistent cough. is especially important for certain groups of people to seek medical attention. Adults older than age 65 and children younger than age 2 are at highest risk. Have you ever had a pneumonia?

Yes
35%
762 votes
No
65%
1,438 votes
Complications from contracting pneumonia include bacteria in the bloodstream, chronic cough and fluid build up around the lungs. People can help prevent pneumonia by getting vaccinated, practicing good hygiene, eating healthy, avoiding smoking and getting exercise.

4. Complications from contracting pneumonia include bacteria in the bloodstream, chronic cough and fluid build up around the lungs. People can help prevent pneumonia by getting vaccinated, practicing good hygiene, eating healthy, avoiding smoking and getting exercise. "Yes, I came very close to leaving the earth," Goldberg said on "The View" Friday. "Good news, I didn't. Thank you for all of your good wishes, all of the wonderful things that people have been saying. Even people who aren't huge fans of mine have actually been saying nice thing about me." Lastly: Have you ever had one (or both) of the pneumonia vaccines (PCV13 and/or PPSV23)?

Yes (one vaccine)
20%
450 votes
Both of the vaccines
18%
385 votes
No (or neither)
62%
1,365 votes
03/16/2019 Health & Fitness 2282 62 By: msrcms

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