What is the normal recovery time for someone recovering from pneumonia and being 73 years of age?

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It's hard to say. It depends on the type of bacteria that are involved, the patient's physical condition, whether he or she suffers from other diseases that affect his or her recovery, and so on.
Well, this is a tough question. The recovery time for pneumonia depends on several factors:

1. What is the type of penumonia? Bacterial pneumonia or viral pneumonia or fungal pneumonia?

2. Is this pneumonia associated with complications?

3. Do you have co-morbidities, such as diabetes?
If you are in good health, which means you don't have any other existing health conditions, you should expect a recovery time of about 3 weeks. Otherwise, it'll be as long as 2 months or even longer.