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Pneumonia - Symptoms

Patients may complain of a recent onset of the following:

  • Cough
  • Fever (sometimes associated with shaking chills) and sputum
  • Sputum production (may be rusty or greenish in colour)
  • Chest pain that is aggravated by breathing and coughing

The patient may appear to be breathing rapidly and have rapid pulse rate. The lips and tongue may appear to have a bluish tinge due to lack of oxygen.

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