Pneumonia 8 symptoms of the deadly infection to never ignore

Pneumonia is a deadly infection that causes inflammation in the lungs, see symptoms to watch out for...

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Tight chest and back pains when breathing deeply are signs of pneumonia

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Pneumonia is a deadly infection that causes inflammation in the lungs (usually one or both).

The infection which if left untreated are usually caused by different factors notably by germs that enter the lungs taking over the delicate lung tissues and in most cases overpower the immune system.

When the lung tissues are infected, the air sacs become inflamed with pus and fluid causing discomfort like coughing, breathing problems and fever. If not caught and treated early, pneumonia can be fatal.

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There are different types of pneumonia from aspiration which happens after inhaling dust, gas, liquid. There's also community acquired pneumonia which is contacted in public places amongst many others.

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Tight chest and back pains when breathing deeply are signs of pneumonia

(Buzzle)

 

These symptoms cuts across the types of pneumonia and if you observe any, consult a physician immediately:

1. A tight/uncomfortable chest pain that gets worse when you cough or inhale deeply.

2. Shortness of breath

3. Loss of appetite and tiredness

4. Exhaustion

5. Chills/Cold

6. Sore throat and general muscle pain

7. Rapid breathing and heart rate

8. Continuous cough (usually dry) that gets worse at night

If left untreated, pneumonia can cause serious health complications and eventually death.Singer's son gets Bohemian wedding... it's all shades of spectacular!

 

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