Pneumonia is an infection of the air sacs in either one or both of your lungs that causes inflammation. Fluid or pus may fill the air sacs in your lungs and cause coughing, fever, chills, and difficulty breathing.
Symptoms of Pneumonia
If you begin to experience any of the following conditions, it is time to take a trip to an emergency medical facility.
- High Fever
- Chills & Sweats
- Chest Pains
- Shortness of Breath
- Rust-colored Phlegm
Pneumonia takes the life of about 50,000 people each year. So take care of yourself and do not ignore the warning signs.
Seek out the help of an emergency medical facility as soon as possible.