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Can I get walking pneumonia more than once?

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It’s possible. You might have some immunity for a while, but it's unclear how long it lasts. If you do get it again, it may be milder than the first time.

From: What is Walking Pneumonia? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

FamilyDoctor.org: "Walking Pneumonia."

American Lung Association: "Pneumonia."

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "Pneumonia."

New York State Department of Health: "Mycoplasma Infection (walking pneumonia, atypical pneumonia)."

Broward County Florida Medical Examiner & Trauma Services Division: "Walking (a) Pneumonia."

CDC: “ Infection.” Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on December 28, 2018

SOURCES:

FamilyDoctor.org: "Walking Pneumonia."

American Lung Association: "Pneumonia."

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "Pneumonia."

New York State Department of Health: "Mycoplasma Infection (walking pneumonia, atypical pneumonia)."

Broward County Florida Medical Examiner & Trauma Services Division: "Walking (a) Pneumonia."

CDC: “ Infection.” Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on December 28, 2018

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