Pneumonia is a lung infection that inflames patients’ air sacs in one or both lungs. At times the air sacs get filled with fluid or pus, which causes cough with phlegm and breathing difficulty.


Common symptoms of Pneumonia include chest pain with coughing, cough with phlegm, fatigue, fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, shortness of breath etc. Older patients may face changes in mental conditions such as confused mind and puzzled thinking.


For the prevention of Pneumonia, administer proper vaccination, make sure children get appropriate vaccination at its respective time, maintain good personal hygiene, avoid smoking and eat healthy to keep your immune system strong.