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Can a 19 month old get "walking pneumonia"?

Or will it just present as regular pneumonia at that age?

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Asked by Anonymous at 7:06 PM on Jul. 8, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Of course a child can get it. Even if he can't walk.
    "Walking pneumonia" is just a milder form. So mild that most people just keep telling themselves "It's just a cold, I'll get better soon". Only they don't get better soon, they just keep staying the same - not quite right but certain they'll be magically right in a few days.

    Answer by kaycee14 at 8:12 PM on Jul. 8, 2009

  • Of course they can. My daughter had it when she was 18 months. They only reason I knew she had it is because the doc heard it on a regular check up. she did not even have any symptoms.

    Answer by aknicole at 11:06 PM on Jul. 8, 2009

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