How is eosinophilic pneumonia diagnosed?

Eosinophilic pneumonia can be diagnosed from its typical symptoms and if you report exposure to one of the common causes of the condition. Symptoms often resemble those of asthma, including shortness of breath, coughing, and wheezing. Certain drugs can cause a reaction that results in eosinophilic pneumonia, as can fungi, parasites, or inhaling chemical vapors. A chest x-ray and tests of mucus or stool can confirm the suspected diagnosis.

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