- Jan 18, 2017
- Loved one DX
good evening to all...my dad was recently diagnosed with pneumonia on Thursday. I was wondering if having pneumonia progresses ALS further, as I have read that in some people falls have done this to some patients. He also had, slipped while going to the bathroom the Saturday before (I am kinda of thinking maybe his muscles gave out as he was sitting down on the toilet). Monday morning the nurse had noticed that his breathing was shallow, by Thursday his coloring was greyish and very weak. Xrays confirmed pneumonia.