Today I would like to inform you about the main symptoms of pneumonia. Pneumonia is the infection that occurs in the air sacs of two lungs.
The air sacs filled with either fluid or pus. It is a life threatening condition. The main symptoms are fever, chills,cough with phlegm,dyspnea, dehydration, fatigue, sweating,wheezing.
We can diagnose pneumonia through chest x ray,CBC,pulse oximeter. We can also check the capacity of lungs using a peak flow meter. It is a secondary bacterial infection.
But we can check the capacity of lungs at home. Normally we take oxygen through trachea. Continuous fever,chest pain in the time of oxygen aspiration(pleurisy chest pain),breathing difficulty are the main symptoms of pneumonia.
We can check the signs.Respiratory rate is greater than 30/mt,heart rate is greater than 120/ mt, pale skin colour are the other signs of pneumonia. If you have any of these symptoms, please consult a doctor immediately.