Pneumococcal pneumonia can come on quickly. Some of its symptoms appear suddenly and may include chest pain and difficulty breathing, a high fever, shaking chills, excessive sweating, fatigue, and a cough with phlegm that persists or gets worse. It can take weeks before you feel like yourself again—the fatigue can make it hard to get through the day.
SYMPTOMS OF PNEUMOCOCCAL PNEUMONIA
Roll over the graphic to see some of the many ways pneumococcal pneumonia can affect your body.
Tap the graphic to see some of the many ways pneumococcal pneumonia can affect your body.
Temperature up to 105° F
Productive, phlegmy cough
Shortness of breath
Nails can turn blue from lack of oxygen in the blood