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What are the first symptoms of pneumonia?

Most people who develop pneumonia initially have symptoms of a cold which are then followed by a high fever (sometimes as MORE?? Any Suggestions here?

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  1. Kareen Reply:

    Early Pneumonia Symptoms. There are several causes of pneumonia–irritants to the lungs, virus, fungi and bacteria. Both viral and bacterial pneumonia are Source:http://www.ehow.com/about_5098308_early-pneumonia-symptoms.html

  2. Viola Reply:

    Symptoms of pneumonia can include: * fever * chills * cough * unusually rapid breathing * wheezing * difficulty breathing * chest or abdominal pain * loss of appetite * exhaustion * vomiting.

  3. Hollis Reply:

    Bronchial pneumonia is a bacterial or viral infection affecting the bronchial tubes and patches of the lungs. Irritation and inflammation can spread to several bronchi patches and is likely to be present in both lungs. Patients can develop … Source:http://www.ehow.com/about_5079434_symptoms-bronchial-pneumonia.html

  4. Ouida Reply:

    Well, some of the common symptoms of pneumonia include fever, shortness of breath, cough, yellowish green or rust coloured phlegm, chest pain, increased heart rate etc. However, all these symptoms are not present in all cases of pneumonia. Source:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Diseases/what_are_the_symptoms_of_pneumonia

  5. Gay Reply:

    The symptoms of walking pneumonia include lethargy, sudden chills, mild to severe headaches. constant runny nose, pain in your abdominal area, ear, muscles and chest and some people experience sore throats because they have a constant cough… Source:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Diseases/what_are_the_symptoms_of_walking_pneumonia

  6. Carmen Reply:

    I’m 42 y.o. and have been sick on and off all winter for with a few day break 2 wks at a time b-4 the 2nd week hits. This last time I had a bad cold-cough for 1 wk. felt bette

  7. Alyse Reply:

    amoxicillin is good but its a precription only drug! otherwise the harder antibiotics are trimethoprim or ciprofloxacin

  8. Sasha Reply:

    The symptoms of pneumonia are high fever, chills, pain in the chest, difficulty in breathing, cough, and sputum that is pinkish at first and becomes rust-colored as

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