Health and Wellness

Save your child from pneumonia – Here's how…

Dr Himani Khanna
3 to 7 years

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Save your child from pneumonia Heres how

Have you ever heard yourself or a fellow parent say this to the child: ‘Don’t get wet in the rain… pneumonia ho jayega!” (you will catch pneumonia). This could not be further from the truth – a child does not catch pneumonia by getting wet in the rain. Yes, you read it right. But she may get pneumonia from the pneumonia-causing bacteria or virus. So what exactly is this pneumonia and why does it give us worry lines? Our expert Dr Himani Khanna, Developmental paediatrician at Artemis, Gurgaon comes to your rescue - here is an overview of the causes, symptoms, and treatment.


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Nayana P Dhamal

| Feb 23, 2017

very informative to all very helpful msg.

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Vijaya Kishore Yadav

| Dec 31, 2016

Hi, can we use vicks for controling cild for 6months baby.

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Bindu Madhavi

| Dec 27, 2016

excellent information about pneumonia. thank u

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Rama Rao

| Dec 13, 2016

very useful article

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Tanuja Chitre

| Nov 26, 2016

it was worth reading! very good awareness tips. Thanks a lot.

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Ruchi Mahajan

| Nov 18, 2016

last days my child was also suffering from cough nd cold. Now he is fine. Bt the information provided by you makes me more aware abt this. Thanku. I m also thankful to parent tune for making this journey of motherhood so easy. I learn much on parent tune.

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Sahana Shanbhag

| Nov 18, 2016

very useful article, even my son effected with pneumonia, even though we have given preventing vaccination and he was hospitalized for 5 day. so my humble request to all parents that, if your kiddo is not doing good pls consultant doctor don't do any home remedies.

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Meenaa Raghuram

| Nov 18, 2016

very useful, as my daughter suffered pneumonia earlier

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