What Is Pneumonia? Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lung. It can be triggered by fungi, bacteria, or bacterias. Pneumonia causes inflammation in your lung’s air sacs, or alveoli. The alveoli fill with fluid or pus, making it challenging to breathe.
The epiglottis is basically a trapdoor in your throat. It is an elastic cartilage covered with a mucous membrane situated at the entryway of the larynx (voice box) and the base of the tongue. It is formed like a leaf and guards the entrance of the glottis (the opening between the vocal cords). The epiglottis […]