Facts You Didn't Know About Pneumonia
Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs generally caused by bacteria and viruses.
Common symptoms of pneumonia in adults include fever, chills, shortness of breath & chest pain during breathing.
INCREASED HEART AND BREATHING RATE, AND A COUGH THAT OFTEN PRODUCES GREEN OR YELLOW SPUTUM ARE OTHER SYMPTOMS.
CHILDREN CAN HAVE DIFFERENT SYMPTOMS LIKE DEHYDRATION, DIFFICULTY IN BREATHING, COUGHING
Consult your doctor immediately if fever and cough with phlegm does not improve or worsens over a period of time.
Don’t ignore if you experience difficulty in breathing while doing everyday tasks or while resting. + + + +
Pay attention if you have chest pain when you breathe.
Consult your doctor if your condition worsens suddenly after getting better from a cold or the flu.
Pneumonia is typically diagnosed with a medical history and physical examination as well as a chest X-ray.
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