Lung and respiratory problems

Pneumonia

About Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an infection in one or both of the lungs. Many germs, such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi, can cause pneumonia. You can also get pneumonia by inhaling a liquid or chemical. People most at risk are older than 65 or younger than 2 years of age, or already have health problems.

Symptoms of Pneumonia
  • High fever
  • Shaking chills
  • Cough with phlegm that doesn't improve or gets worse
  • Shortness of breath with normal daily activities
  • Chest pain when you breathe or cough
  • Feeling suddenly worse after a cold or flu

All Medications for Pneumonia

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