Keywords: signs and symptoms of pneumococcal pneumonia

    Pneumococcal pneumonia is caused by pneumococcus (Streptococcus pneumoniae, or) lung segment or lobe Star acute inflammatory consolidation, clinical, chills, fever, cough, bloody sputum, chest pain and other symptoms and signs of pulmonary consolidation.

    (A) symptoms

    Patients often cold, rain, drunk, or upper respiratory tract infection. Abrupt onset, chills, chills, fever, body temperature, fast eyelashes up to 39 ~ 40 ℃, and reached the peak afternoon and evening temperature was missed hot. Patients often have faster pulse, breathing anxious Kin. Respiratory symptoms are cough, to cough mucus purulent sputum, bloody sputum, the typical cough rusty sputum. Ipsilateral chest pain, pneumonia, pleural involvement, increased chest pain when you cough or take a deep breath, around the part of the lower lobe pneumonia involving the diaphragmatic pleura, chest pain in the lower chest and upper abdomen, and may have abdominal tenderness, involving the diaphragmatic pleura Center part of the chest pain may radiate to the shoulder. Wide range of diseases, from lack of oxygen and causing shortness of breath and cyanosis. In addition, some patients have gastrointestinal symptoms doctors `education network collected, such as nausea, vomiting, bloating, diarrhea, jaundice. Severe infections can cause neurological symptoms such as blurred consciousness, irritability, lethargy, delirium, coma static. The few severe sepsis or toxemia patients, septic shock can occur within hours. The incidence of 5 to 10 days fever may diminish. If the use of effective antimicrobial agents allows the body temperature returned to normal within 1 to 3 days, her condition improved.

    (B) signs

    The patients were acute heat sickly growth rate of breathing, numbness of the mouth or nose, herpes simplex weeks, sepsis can occur on the skin and mucosal bleeding point. Chest examination early lung can be no abnormal signs or lesions only decreased breath sounds and a few moist rales. The pulmonary consolidation range when they left the typical signs of pulmonary consolidation, fremitus enhance and bronchial breath sounds, percussion dullness. The dissipate period could be heard and moist rales. Auscultation may have lesions involving the pleura, pleural friction rub.