Talk:Pneumonia (3.5e Disease)
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Pneumonia can actually cause death directly if left untreated for more than a couple weeks. The person doesn't need to fall unconscious and just starve. I know this from experience, as one person I knew would have died if they had gone to the hospital a day later, and a friend of a friend did die from it. Don't pretend that it requires you to just sit there for days. If left untreated for more than a couple weeks, it will kill you. No question.