PNEUMONIA
Description


 
  Symptoms
Appetite - loss       Breathing - difficulty Breathing - rapid
Breathing - wheeze Chest - pain Chills
Cough Fatigue/exhaustion Fever
Fingernails - blue Head - ache Lips - blue
Muscles - aching Vomiting  
  Description
Pneumonia is an inflammation of the parenchyma (alveoli) of the lungs, usually caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites.

Pneumonia often is a complication of another condition, such as the flu. Symptoms can vary greatly, depending on any underlying conditions the patient may have, his age, and the type of organism causing the infection.
  Diagnosis
Diagnostic procedures include X-rays and laboratory tests of sputum.
  More information:
Pneumonia Treatment
Pneumonia Healthcare Centers
 

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