Pneumonia/ Respiratory System
BY: Victoria Knight

Pneumonia is an infection that inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs. The air sacs may fill with fluid or pus , causing cough with phlegm or pus, fever, chills, and difficulty breathing.

  1. Your respiratory system is made up of the organs in your body that help you to breathe. Remember, thatRespiration = Breathing. The goal of breathing is to deliver oxygen to the body and to take away carbon dioxide. Parts of the respiratory system Lungs.

Signs and symptoms of pneumonia may include:

  • Fever, sweating and shaking chills
  • Cough, which may produce phlegm
  • Chest pain when you breathe or cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea

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