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Signs of Pneumococcal pneumonia

Symptoms of Pneumococcal pneumonia

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Pneumococcal pneumonia may include:

Note that Pneumococcal pneumonia symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Pneumococcal pneumonia signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Pneumococcal pneumonia:

Pneumococcal pneumonia may begin suddenly, with a severe shaking chill usually followed by

  • High fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Rapid breathing
  • Chest pains
There may be other symptoms as well.
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Muscle aches
In an otherwise healthy adult, pneumococcal pneumonia usually involves one or more parts of the lungs, known as lobes. Thus, it is sometimes called lobar pneumonia. The remainder of the respiratory system is comparatively not affected. In contrast, infants, young children, and elderly people more commonly develop a relatively mild infection in other parts of the lungs, such as around the air vessels (bronchi) causing bronchopneumonia. (Source: excerpt from Pneumococcal Pneumonia, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

More Symptoms of Pneumococcal pneumonia:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Pneumococcal pneumonia article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

These general reference articles may be related to medical signs and symptoms of disease in general:

What are the signs of Pneumococcal pneumonia?

The phrase "signs of Pneumococcal pneumonia" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Pneumococcal pneumonia that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Pneumococcal pneumonia" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Pneumococcal pneumonia.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Pneumococcal pneumonia. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Pneumococcal pneumonia has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Pneumococcal pneumonia signs or Pneumococcal pneumonia symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Pneumococcal pneumonia may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Pneumococcal pneumonia symptoms.


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