Track 15- Pneumonia:
Pneumonia is swelling (inflammation) of the tissue in one or both lungs. It's usually caused by a bacterial infection.
At the end of the breathing tubes in your lungs are clusters of tiny air sacs. If you have pneumonia, these tiny sacs become inflamed and fill up with fluid.
Symptoms of Pneumonia-
The symptoms of pneumonia can develop suddenly over 24 to 48 hours, or they may come on more slowly over several days.
Cough – which may
be dry, or produce thick yellow, green, brown
or blood-stained mucus (phlegm)
breathing – your breathing may be rapid and
shallow, and you may feel breathless, even
Feeling generally unwell
Sweating and shivering
Loss of appetite
Chest pain – which
gets worse when breathing or coughing
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